Rapinoe powers Reign FC win, Portland eyes lead

[NWSL REWIND: Week 16] Megan Rapinoe scored two goals and an assist to lead the Seattle Reign FC to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Red Stars on Thursday night in front of 2,017 fans at Starfire Stadium. The result kept Reign FC's slim playoff hopes alive while it put a damper on Chicago's hopes of overtaking Western New York in fourth place.

Kaylyn Kyle and Liz Bogus also scores for Seattle, while Jen Hoy had the lone Chicago goal.

-- Only two games are on tap for the weekend. The Portland Thorns FC, who have two games in hand on leader FC Kansas City and a game in hand on second-place Sky Blue FC, can take the lead with a win over Chicago at home on Sunday.

NWSL RESULTS, Week 16
Thursday, July 25
Seattle 4 Chicago 1

Wednesday, July 24
FC Kansas City 3 Boston 0

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 16
Saturday, July 27
Washington vs. Boston
Sunday, July 28
Portland vs. Chicago

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
32 FC Kansas City 9-4-5 29/17
31 Sky Blue FC 9-4-4 25/18
30 Portland 9-4-3 21/15
27 Western NY 7-4-6 28/17
22 Chicago 6-7-4 21/27
20 Boston 5-7-5 24/27
18 Seattle 5-10-3 20/29
7 Washington 1-11-4 11/29

NWSL LEADING SCORERS
G PLAYER (TEAM)
10 Abby Wambach (Western NY)
10 Sydney Leroux (Boston)
9 Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City)
6 Alex Morgan (Portland)
6 Erika Tymrak (FC Kansas City)
6 Sophie Schmidt (Sky Blue FC)
6 Diana Matheson (Washington)

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