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FC Gold Pride makes history
May 15th, 2010 9:58PM
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[WPS] What a difference a year makes! In 2009, FC Gold Pride went the entire season with only four wins.

On Friday night, it set a WPS record with its fifth straight win, a 2-1 victory over Boston Breakers in front of a crowd of 5,283 at Harvard Stadium.

The difference? Marta, whose two goals were her multi-goal game of the year since coming over from the disbanded Los Angeles Sol.

"This was a difficult game on the road because we played a ver y tough team in front of a great home crowd, we were fortunate enough to put two goals away," said Pride coach Albertin Montoya.  "They came at us hard and scored a tying goal, but our defense was excellent in the second half and prevented them from getting another one."

FC Gold Pride is 5-1-0 and holds a four-point lead over second-place Philadelphia, a 1-0 winner at Chicago on Saturday.

WEEK 6 RESULTS:
May 15 in Bridgeview, Ill.
Chicago 0 Philadelphia 1. Goal: Lohman (Rodriguez) 7.
Chicago -- Loyden, Dalmy, Engen, Markgraf, Spilger (Masar, 79), Rapinoe (Asllani, 46), Formiga, Chapman, Carney, Cristiane (McDonald, 66), Nogueira.
Philadelphia -- LeBlanc, Krzysik, Falk, Larsson, Mitts, Lohman, Buczkowski, Lindsey, Seger (Magnusdottir, 73), Sanderson (Senty, 83), Rodriguez (Adams, 88)   
Yellow Cards: Chicago -- Formiga 83.
Referee: Tony Crush.
Att.: 5,645

May 14 in Cambridge, Mass.
Boston 1 FC Gold Pride 2. Goals: Marta 16, Marta (Gulbrandsen) 38; Smith (Cheney) 23.
Boston -- Phillips, Scott, LePeilbet, Moore, Cox, del Rio (Hemmings, 76), Osborne, Weimer (Fabiana, 62), Lilly, Smith (Angeli, 86), Cheney.
FC Gold Pride -- Barnhart, Riley, Buehler, Chapman, Gulbrandsen (Bosio, 46), Graczyk (Wilson, 62), Edwards, Dew, Marta, Milbrett (Yokers, 74), Sinclair.
Referee: Ted Unkel
Att.: 5,283.

STANDINGS:
P TEAM W-L-T (+/-)

15
FC Gold Pride 5-1-0 (+5)
11 Philadelphia 3-1-2 (+3)
9 Sky Blue FC 3-2-0 (0)
8 St. Louis 2-1-2 (+1)
-------------------------------
7 Washington 2-2-1 (+1)
6 Boston 1-2-3 (-2)
4 Chicago 1-4-1 (-3)
1 Atlanta 0-4-1 (-5)

LEADING SCORERS:
3 +2 Marta, FC Gold Pride
3 +1
Smith, Boston
3 Aluko, Saint Louis
3 Sinclair
, FC Gold Pride
2 Milbrett
, FC Gold Pride
2 Nogueira
, Chicago
2 Sawa
, Washington
2 Falk
, Philadelphia
2 Kai
, Sky Blue FC

WEEK 6 SCHEDULE:

May 16

Saint Louis vs. Sky Blue FC, 4 pm ET
Atlanta Beat vs. Washington, 6 pm ET (FSC)



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