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NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup:  Week 2

NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup: Week 2

The Equalizer Staff April 24, 2017 40

One consistent over the five seasons of NWSL is that one and only one team each year has opened with consecutive wins. This year it’s the North Carolina Courage, who knocked off the Thorns,

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Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Meg Linehan April 23, 2017 70

The Boston Breakers bounced back from a tough Week 1 result on the road for a big win at home. Thanks to a first-half goal from forward Natasha Dowie—assist provided by No. 1 overall

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Seattle cruises to easy victory over Houston

Seattle cruises to easy victory over Houston

Chelsey Bush April 23, 2017 28

Seattle fans were treated to a lopsided goalfest as the Reign had their way with the Houston Dash in a 5-1 victory. Jess Fishlock opened the scoring in the 18th minute when she received the

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Rookie Evans gives Pride draw in Marta debut

Rookie Evans gives Pride draw in Marta debut

Dan Lauletta April 22, 2017 27

The Orlando crowd clamored for Marta, but it was the rookie off the bench Danica Evans who provided the late fireworks to lift the Pride to a 1-1 draw with the Washington Spirt. Marta

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Chicago opens at home with 1-0 victory over Kansas City

Chicago opens at home with 1-0 victory over Kansas City

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 116

The Chicago Red Stars played their first home game of the 2017 NWSL season, defeating FC Kansas City 1-0 on a goal from Julie Ertz. Ertz, who started at midfield, finished a low ball

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Orlando to host 2017 NWSL Championship

Orlando to host 2017 NWSL Championship

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 17

The 2017 NWSL Championship is headed to Orlando City Stadium on Saturday, October 14.  NWSL managing director Amanda Duffy and Orlando Pride owner Flavio Augusto da Silva made the announcement during halftime of the Pride

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Lyon Dominate Manchester City in 3-1 UWCL Semifinal

Lyon Dominate Manchester City in 3-1 UWCL Semifinal

Chelsey Bush April 22, 2017 55

Manchester City’s day started off in one of the worst ways, and they never really managed to overcome it as Olympique Lyon looked dominant in their 3-1 win in the first leg of the

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Point by Point: Week 2 storylines

Point by Point: Week 2 storylines

Dan Lauletta and Meg Linehan April 22, 2017 31

The excitement that surrounded the opening of a new NWSL season was tempered a bit by streaming issues and two major injuries.  It’s time for Week 2. Dan Lauletta and Meg Linehan break down

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

Chelsey Bush April 21, 2017 18

Poor defenses, outstanding goalkeeping, heartbreaking injuries, and Sportscenter Top 10 goals – we’ve seen it all, and it’s only been five games! Well, lace your boots tightly, because with a semifinal rematch, a budding

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Friday Roundup: Marta lands in Orlando, expected to debut tomorrow

Friday Roundup: Marta lands in Orlando, expected to debut tomorrow

The Equalizer Staff April 21, 2017 10

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, NOTTS COUNTY LADIES FOLD AHEAD OF SPRING SEASON, CANADIAN MIDFIELDER KAYLYN KYLE RETIRES FROM CANADA SOCCER, KACEY WHITE AND KERI SARVER JOIN USYWNT STAFF Late Thursday, Marta officially arrived stateside

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