Wambach returns to lead Flash to first win

[NWSL REWIND: Week 4] Abby Wambach returned to action 11 days after suffering a head injury and scored her first goal in the new NWSL to lead the Western New York Flash to a 2-1 win over previously unbeaten Sky Blue FC.

Spaniard Adriane also scored for the Flash, who had started the season with a tie and two losses. Canadian Sophie Schmidt had the lone goal for Sky Blue FC.

-- U.S. women’s national team Shannon Boxx underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean out her right knee on Tuesday. She is expected to miss approximately 4-6 weeks of playing time for the Chicago Red Stars.

NWSL RESULTS, WEEK 3
Wednesday, May 1
WNY Flash 2 Sky Blue FC 1

NWSL SCHEDULE, WEEK 4
Saturday, May 4
Boston vs. Chicago
Washington vs. Portland
Seattle vs. FC Kansas City

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
7 Portland 2-0-1 5/2
6 Sky Blue FC 2-1-0 4/3
4 FC Kansas City 1-0-1 3/1
4 Boston 1-0-1 3/2
4 Western NY 1-2-1 4/5
2 Washington 0-1-2 3/4
1 Chicago 0-1-1 1/3
1 Seattle 0-2-1 2/5

NWSL SCHEDULE, WEEK 5
Wednesday, May 8
Sky Blue FC vs. Chicago
Saturday, May 11
Washington vs. Boston
Sky Blue FC vs. Seattle
WNY Flash vs. FC Kansas City
Sunday, May 12
Chicago vs. Portland

NWSL SCHEDULE, WEEK 6
Thursday, May 16
Seattle vs. Washington
Portland vs. Sky Blue FC
Saturday, May 18
FC Kansas City vs. Boston
Sunday, May 19
Portland vs. Washington
Seattle vs. Sky Blue FC

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