Pugh returns in Red Stars win; Wave shock Courage with victory – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo copyright Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports. On Sunday, the National Women’s Soccer League continued a soccer-filled weekend with four matches. First, the Wave traveled to North Carolina, where they were on an Alex Morgan classic. Shortly afterwards, Racing Louisville beat Gotham to notch their second win in a row. Orlando Pride 2, Chicago Red Stars […]

Houston stuns Portland with road win, Angel City defeat Current – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: © Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports. After a thrilling weekend internationally with the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final, the National Women’s Soccer League continued with the soccer-filled day on Saturday, with the Houston Dash surprising the Portland Thorns and Angel City FC taking on the KC Current for the first time ever. Portland Thorns FC […]

Breaking down what Lyon needs to do to defeat Barcelona – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Sports Press Photo / Sports Press Photo. Last year was humbling for Lyon. For the first time since 2006, they didn’t win the French league, finishing one point behind Paris Saint-Germain. They also bowed out to their big domestic rivals at the Champions League quarter-final stage, their streak of consecutive European titles halted at […]

Pachuca, Chivas earn Final spots – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Liga MX Femenil. History is repeating itself in Liga MX Femenil. In the very first season of domestic women’s competition in Mexico, in the 2017 Apertura, Chivas de Guadalajara took down Pachuca for the first-ever Liga MX Femenil title. Since then, Chivas has been to two Liga MX Femenil finals, and Pachuca has not […]

Orlando Stuns Courage; Racing ends Wave’s perfect start; epic Spirit-Thorns draw – Equalizer Soccer

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Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports Midweek action commenced in the National Women’s Soccer League on Wednesday night, with Racing Louisville and the Orlando Pride earning surprising wins, while the Washington Spirit ventured out to Providence Park to take on the Portland Thorns, resulting in a draw. Portland Thorns 1, Washington Spirit 1 The Skinny: The way […]

How not to defend Christen Press – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: © Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports It was a basic, dead-ball situation from a routine area of ​​the field. But a lot happened in a short time, culminating with Christen Press scoring the only goal of Sunday’s match, Angel City FC’s first win on the road as a National Women’s Soccer League squad. The first […]

Angel City delivers its best act yet – Equalizer Soccer

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Tyler Lussi (right) celebrates Christen Press’ goal. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports) Tyler Lussi had not played fullback at the professional level before Sunday. Lussi, a forward beginning her sixth National Women’s Soccer League season, found out a few days prior that she would start in defense and played all but the final seconds as Angel […]

Press lifts Angel City past Spirit; Wave stay top with win over Chicago – Equalizer Soccer

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Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The National Women’s Soccer League’s two expansion teams sit atop the table after Week 3 following Sunday victories for Angel City FC and San Diego Wave FC. Alex Morgan scored again to help San Diego stay perfect through three games, while Christen Press scored in Washington, DC, to lift Angel City […]

That Rodman-Hatch interplay – Equalizer Soccer

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Lewis Gettier-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Spirit saw their 20-match, on-field unbeaten streak snapped at just the wrong time on Saturday – when there was a trophy on the line. But despite the 2-1 loss to the North Carolina Courage in the NWSL Challenge Cup final, the Spirit did produce one bit of soccer that […]

Thorns, Reign draw in first Cascadia clash of regular season – Equalizer Soccer

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Craig Mitchelldyer – USA TODAY Sports On Friday, the Portland Thorns took on OL Reign in the first Cascadia rivalry game of the regular season, and the only National Women’s Soccer League game of the day. Portland Thorns 0, OL Reign 0 The Skinny: This was a hard fought tactical battle that featured some wonderful […]