|North Carolina Courage||13||5||0||26||14||39|
|Portland Thorns FC||11||5||4||29||19||37|
|Chicago Red Stars||9||6||5||27||24||32|
|Sky Blue FC||9||9||2||35||41||29|
|Seattle Reign FC||7||7||6||38||33||27|
|FC Kansas City||6||9||5||23||29||23|
Results and Schedule
|FC Kansas City||1-2||Orlano Pride|
|LaBonta (42)||recap||Ubogagu (16)|
|att: 2,812||Morgan (87)|
|att: 6,041||Raso (86)|
|Williams (81)||recap||Mewis (21)|
|Sky Blue FC||1-0||Boston Breakers|
|Houston Dash||PPD||North Carolina Courage|
Week 19 Wednesday
North Carolina Courage at Washington Spirit, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Week 19 Saturday
Washington Spirit at Portland Thorns FC, 3:30 p.m. EDT
Boston Breakers at Orlando Pride, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Week 19 Sunday
Sky Blue FC at FC Kansas City, 6:00 p.m. EDT
North Carolina Courage at Chicago Red Stars, 6:00 p.m. EDT
Seattle Reign FC at Houston Dash, 8:00 p.m. EDT
What They Said
“We haven’t done anything specific to the backline. We have done some things specific with the whole 11 unit. Our lines are closer together. We have each other’s back. It’s mentality rather than anything else. These girls know how to defend. They know good shape. They know crap shape.”–Sky Blue FC game day coach Dave Hodgson on an improved defensive effort
“She’s just a very, very special person. She’s a fantastic footballer, but she’s a 10-times better person. She’s obviously our co-captain now, and she’s what our girls have been craving for. A leader on the field. A leader off the field. A leader in the locker room.” –Sky Blue FC game day coach Dave Hodgson on Sam Kerr
Story lines to follow
Here are some story lines we’ll be following during Week 19:
-Sam Kerr has 4 games to score 1 goal to break the NWSL record and 3 to tie the U.S. WoSoPro record for goals in a season
-Can Sky Blue make a final push and become a playoff team?
-How will the Dash come through Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that has ravaged Houston?
-Are the Red Stars back?
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