Noyola and Souza team up for first Dash victory

[NWSL: Week 2] The expansion Houston Dash got two goals from Teresa Noyola to rally for its first win, a 3-2 decision at the Boston Breakers. Brazil rookie Rafa Souza was the key player off the bench, setting up Noyola for the tying goal in the 81st minute and drawing the penalty Noyola converted for the winner in the 84th minute.

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had given the Breakers the lead in the first minute, but the match came alive in the second half when Ella Masar scored the equalizer in the 50th minute and Joanna Lohman put Boston back ahead 20 minutes later.

Saturday ...

Christie Rampone scored her first goal in a pro career that dates back to 2001, but Sky Blue FC had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the Portland Thorns. Crystal Dunn showed off why she was the No. 1 draft pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft, setting up Canadian Diana Matheson twice in the first half of the Washington Spirit's 3-1 victory over FC Kansas City. Rampone has scored four goals for the USA in 291 appearances, but she was shut out in each of her first seven pro seasons spanning three leagues.

-- Crystal Dunn showed off why she was the No. 1 draft pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft, setting up Canadian Diana Matheson twice in the first half of the Washington Spirit's 3-1 victory over FC Kansas City. Between Matheson goals, Amy Rodriguez scored her second goal in two games for Kansas City but Lauren Holiday missed her penalty kick. Christine Nairn closed out the scoring for the Spirit with a free kick late in the first half.

 -- Like Dunn a rookie with U.S. national team experience, Julie Johnston scored in her debut to give the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash in their season opener played at the Chicago Fire's Toyota Park.

NWSL WEEK 2, Results:
Sunday, April 20
Boston 2 Houston 3
Saturday, April 19
Washington 3 FC Kansas City 1
Chicago 1 Western NY 0
Sky Blue FC 1 Portland 1

NWSL Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
4 Portland 1-0-1 2/1
3 Seattle 1-0-0 3/0
3 Western NY 1-1-0 3/2
3 Chicago 1-0-0 1/0
3 Washington 1-1-0 4/4
3 Houston 1-1-0 3/3
2 Sky Blue FC 0-0-2 2/2
1 FC Kansas City 0-1-1 2/4
0 Boston 0-2-0 2/6

NWSL WEEK 3, Schedule:
Wednesday, April 23
10:00 pm ET
Seattle vs. Washington
Saturday, April 26
8:00 pm ET
Chicago vs. Washington
10:00 pm ET
Portland vs. FC Kansas City
Sunday, April 27
7:00 pm ET
Boston vs. Sky Blue FC
Seattle vs. Houston

NWSL WEEK 4, Schedule:
Wednesday, April 30
7:00 pm ET
Sky Blue FC vs. Seattle
8:00 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Chicago
Saturday, May 3
6:30 pm ET
Washington vs. Seattle
7:00 pm ET
Western NY vs. Portland
Sky Blue FC vs. Boston
8:00 pm ET
Houston vs. FC Kansas City
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