Thorns quiet after early Morgan goal

[NWSL: Week 16] The Portland Thorns FC scored 14 goals in their previous three games but had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the Washington Spirit before 3,854 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Alex Morgan scored in the 8th minute for the defending champions, but Englishwoman Jodie Taylor's 11th goal of the season -- tied for first with Portland's Jessica McDonald and Seattle's Kim Little -- earned the Spirit a draw.

The match featured a weather delay of nearly two hours prior to kicking off.

NWSL WEEK 16, Schedule:
Wednesday, July 23
Washington 1 Portland 1

NWSL WEEK 16, Schedule:
Friday July 25
7:30 pm ET
Western NY vs. Boston
Saturday, July 26
2 pm ET
Chicago vs. Houston
Sunday, July 27
6 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Sky Blue FC
7 pm ET
Seattle vs. Portland

NWSL WEEK 15, Results:
Sunday, July 20
Portland 6 Boston 3
Sky Blue FC 4 Washington 2
Seattle 1 Chicago 1
Friday July 18
Western NY 1 FC Kansas City 1
Thursday, July 17
Chicago 1 Portland 1
Houston 1 Washington 1

NWSL Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
43 Seattle 13-1-4 35/15
34 FC Kansas City 10-5-4 32/25
30 Portland 8-6-6 37/28
28 Washington 8-8-4 31/39
27 Chicago 7-6-6 24/20
24 Western NY 7-9-3 31/24
19 Sky Blue FC 4-7-7 20/32
17 Houston 5-10-2 20/30
11 Boston 3-13-2 26/43

NWSL Leading Scorers:
G PLAYER, TEAM
11 Kim Little, Seattle
11 Jessica McDonald, Portland
11 Jodie Taylor, Washington
10 Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City
9 Allie Long, Portland
7 Christine Sinclair, Portland
7 Lauren Holiday, FC Kansas City
7 Diane Matheson, Washington
7 Samantha Kerr
, Western NY

NWSL WEEK 17, Schedule:
Wednesday, July 30
7 pm ET
Washington vs. FC Kansas City
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Seattle, ESPN3
Thursday, July 31
7 pm ET
Sky Blue FC vs. Western NY
Saturday, August 2
6:30 pm ET
Washington vs. Chicago
8 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Seattle
Sunday, August 3
6:30 pm ET
Boston vs. Western NY
10 pm ET
Portland vs. Houston, ESPN2

NWSL WEEK 18, Schedule:
Wednesday, August 6
8 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Boston
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. Houston
Saturday, August 9
8 pm ET
Chicago vs. FC Kansas City
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Sky Blue FC, ESPN3
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. Washington
Sunday, August 10
6:30 pm ET
Boston vs. Portland

NWSL WEEK 19, Schedule:
Wednesday, August 13
7 pm ET
Western NY vs. Sky Blue FC, ESPN2
8 pm ET
Chicago vs. Boston
Saturday, August 16
6:30 pm ET
Washington vs. Sky Blue FC
8 pm ET
Chicago vs. Western NY
Sunday, August 17
5 pm ET
Portland vs. Seattle, ESPN3
6:30 pm ET
Boston vs. Houston
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