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The Equalizer Podcast, Episode 81: NWSL Semifinal Recap

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The North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars have advanced to the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League Championship after defeating Reign FC and Portland Thorns FC, respectively, in Sunday’s semifinals.

Dan Lauletta and Chelsey Bush break down each match — and John Halloran joins from on the ground in Chicagoland — while also previewing the final.

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Episode highlights

  • Segment 1: How the Red Stars broke their curse, and why the Thorns were so tactically questionable
  • Segment 2: How should we evaluate the dominance of this Courage team?
  • Segment 3: FBref.com Stat of the Week and listener questions

Special thanks to our podcast sponsor, FBref.com, where you can find comprehensive NWSL and women’s soccer statistics. Each episode, we bring you the FBRef.com Stat of the Week. Sign up for the Stathead Newsletter to get curated stats, recaps, how-tos and more from the Sports-Reference network in your inbox.

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