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USWNT beats Romania to finish 2016 unbeaten*

USWNT beats Romania to finish 2016 unbeaten*

The Equalizer Staff November 13, 2016 363

The United States women’s national team closed out its 2016 calendar year without a loss following a 5-0 victory over Romania on Sunday at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. That statement comes with

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Defensive experiments still a work in progress for USWNT

Defensive experiments still a work in progress for USWNT

Chelsey Bush November 11, 2016 88

In its penultimate game of the year, the United States women’s national team defeated Romania, 8-1 in the first-ever meeting between the two teams. With coach Jill Ellis using these lopsided games (Romania is

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Lloyd’s brace, Ohai’s debut goal lifts USWNT past Swiss

Lloyd’s brace, Ohai’s debut goal lifts USWNT past Swiss

The Equalizer Staff October 23, 2016 928

Carli Lloyd scored a brace and Kealia Ohai scored 48 seconds into her debut as the U.S. women’s national team defeated Switzerland, 5-1 on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. It was the

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WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

The Equalizer Staff October 9, 2016 332

After an incredible season in which few people would have predicted them finishing at the top of the table, the Western New York Flash defeated the Washington Spirit in penalty kicks to win the

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NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

Dan Lauletta October 8, 2016 11

Here are the latest news and notes from NWSL Championship week. when paul riley coached crystal dunn Among the many interwoven connections between the teams battling for the NWSL Championship on Sunday is that

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NWSL Championship: Speed, set pieces will be key

NWSL Championship: Speed, set pieces will be key

Chelsey Bush October 7, 2016 11

2016 NWSL Championship Washington Spirit vs Western New York Flash BBVA Compass Stadium, 5pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: Spirit won, 1-0-1 All-Time series: Flash lead, 5-3-3 HOUSTON, TX. — Last week Washington and Chicago

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NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

Chelsey Bush September 30, 2016 5

2016 NWSL Semifinal Chicago Red Stars (9-5-6) at Washington Spirit (12-5-3) Maryland SoccerPlex, 8pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: tied, 1-1-0 All-Time Series: Spirit lead, 6-3-1 For the second year in a row, Washington’s semifinal

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Spirit lose again, hand Thorns shot at Shield

Spirit lose again, hand Thorns shot at Shield

The Equalizer Staff September 24, 2016 81

For the second time in as many matches the Washington Spirit tasted defeat when a victory would have clinched the NWSL Shield. Saturday’s 3-1 loss in Chicago, their first loss to the Red Stars

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Gordon: What Wednesday night could have been

Gordon: What Wednesday night could have been

Jennifer Gordon September 8, 2016 191

Wednesday, I got in my car like I’ve done the 42 other times the Washington Spirit have played  at the Maryland Soccerplex to cover the game. During that hour plus ride, I often think

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Spirit clinch home semifinal on night overshadowed by national-anthem controversy

Spirit clinch home semifinal on night overshadowed by national-anthem controversy

The Equalizer Staff September 7, 2016 29

In arguably the biggest game of the night, the Washington Spirit defeated the Seattle Reign 2-1 to clinch a home playoff match. However, it was Spirit owner Bill Lynch’s decision to play the national

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