FC Kansas City dominates Best XI

[NWSL] FC Kansas City led all teams with four players on the NWSL Best XI -- Nicole Barnhart, Leigh Ann Robinson, Becky Sauerbrunn and Lauren Holiday -- plus three more on the Second XI. Abby Wambach and Brittany Taylor from Western New York Flash, host of Saturday's NWSL final, were named to the Best XI, while no player from the Portland Thorns FC, the other finalists, made the all-league first team.

NWSL Best XI:
Goalkeepers
Nicole Barnhart, FC Kansas City
Defenders
Christie Rampone, Sky Blue FC
Leigh Ann Robinson, FC Kansas City
Becky Sauerbrunn, FC Kansas City
Brittany Taylor, Western NY Flash
Midfielders
Lori Chalupny, Chicago Red Stars
Jess Fishlock, Seattle Reign FC
Lauren Holiday, FC Kansas City
Diana Matheson, Washington Spirit
Forwards
Sydney Leroux, Boston Breakers
Abby Wambach, Western NY Flash

NWSL Second XI:
Goalkeeper
Adrianna Franch, Western NY Flash
Defenders
Rachel Buehler, Portland Thorns FC
Caitlin Foord, Sky Blue FC
Ali Krieger, Washington Spirit
Lauren Sesselmann, FC Kansas City
Midfielders
Megan Rapinoe, Seattle Reign FC
Desiree Scott, FC Kansas City
Erika Tymrak, FC Kansas City
Forwards
Alex Morgan, Portland Thorns FC
Lianne Sanderson, Boston Breakers
Christine Sinclair, Portland Thorns FC
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