NWSL Rewind: Washington Spirit remains on top

The Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns played to a 0-0 tie that kept both teams unbeaten after four games. The game featured the ejection of Thorns star Tobin Heath late in the game. The Spirit leads Chicago, a 1-0 winner at Boston, by one point at the top of the standings.

Week 4:
SATURDAY, MAY 7
Boston
0 Chicago 1 (Press 60).
Att.: 3,622.
Sly Blue FC
1 (Hayes 35) WNY Flash 2 (Hinkle 72, Mewis 85).
Att.: 1,252.
Portland
0 Washington 0.
Att.:
4,333.
FC Kansas City 1
(Averbuch 87) Houston 2 (O'Sullivan 69, Ubogagu 70).
Att.: 3,282.
SUNDAY, MAY 8
Orlando
2 (Hagen 12, Sanderson 87) Seattle 0.
Att.:
8,211.

Two-time defending champion FC Kansas City remained winless when it fell to Houston, 2-1, at home. The only other team without a win is Boston, which has lost all four games and yet to score.

The big surprise in Week 4 was the expansion Orlando Pride's 2-0 win over two-time defending regular-season champion Seattle on goals by Sarah Hagen and Lianne Sanderson.



NWSL Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
10 Washington 3-0-1 6/1
9 Chicago 3-1-0 4/3
8 Portland 2-0-2 4/2
7 Houston 2-1-1 6/5
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6 Orlando 2-2-0 6/4
6 Seattle 2-2-0 5/4
6 WNY Flash 2-2-0 3/5
4 Sky Blue FC 1-2-1 4/5
1 FC Kansas City 0-3-1 3/4
0 Boston 0-4-0 0/6

Week 5:
FRIDAY, MAY 13
Sky Blue FC vs. Boston
FC Kansas City vs. Chicago
SATURDAY, MAY 14
Washington vs. Houston
Orlando vs. WNY Flash
Seattle vs. Portland
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