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.
- 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
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