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 […]

Handing out FAWSL awards, Best XI picks – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Pedro Soares / Sports Press Photo. The 2021-22 FA Women’s Super League had a bit of everything. There was a closely contested title race, a Manchester rivalry for third place and Champions League qualification, and a fight to avoid relegation that was full of twists and turns. There were upsets: Birmingham City beating Arsenal, […]

An unlikely journey to Benfica helped Katelin Talbert find herself – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo Courtesy Isabel Cutileiro Growing up, Katelin Talbert’s dream of becoming a professional soccer player was too unlikely to be spoken aloud. Recently, however, it became a reality when Talbert signed her first professional contract with a team in a top division. Then came the success. On Sunday, the 23-year-old played in front of a […]

Pachuca upsets Club América, Tigres dominates Atlas – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Pachuca Femenil. The quarterfinals for the Liga MX Femenil Clausura Liguilla have wrapped up – and they certainly did not disappoint. The Liguilla kicked off with Club América being upset by Pachuca, while Tigres dominated Atlas. CF Monterrey and Chivas de Guadalajara advanced to the semifinals as well, with more tight competitions. Let’s break […]

Everyone wants a shot at the champs – Equalizer Soccer

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Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports Surprise, surprise: the North Carolina Courage added to their trophy case. A 2-1 victory over the Washington Spirit in Saturday’s NWSL Challenge Cup final added a sixth National Women’s Soccer League trophy to the Courage’s shelves since their move to North Carolina in 2017. Over half the possible league trophies in […]

Dubious penalty called in Dash’s win over Current, Orlando defeat LA, Reign draw Louisville – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo copyright Amy Kontras-USA TODAY Sports. The National Women’s Soccer League regular season action continued on Sunday with three matches. Catch up on the highlights and insight from each below. Kansas City Current 0, Houston Dash 2 The Skinny: The Houston Dash won a dubious penalty on Sunday to get the go-ahead goal against a […]

Alex Morgan’s four goals crush Gotham – Equalizer Soccer

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Ray Acevedo-USA TODAY Sports After Saturday’s other two Women’s Women’s Soccer League matches were rescheduled due to the Challenge Cup Final, just the one regular-season game was played. San Diego Wave 4, NJ / NY Gotham FC 0 The Skinny: San Diego created numerous chances in their regular-season home opener, and despite missing several, they […]