Washington Spirit WAS

2‑17‑5 , 2‑7‑3 Home

0
Final
Sat, May 19

Portland Thorns FCPOR

12‑6‑6 , 6‑3‑3 Away

1

Maureen Hendricks Field Maryland SoccerPlex

Boyds, Maryland

Attendance: 3,284

Thorns beat Spirit 1-0 thanks to Ellie Carpenter’s first NWSL goal

Carpenter is the youngest player to score a goal in NWSL history

Portland Thorns FC topped the Washington Spirit 1-0 on the road on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 3,284 at Maureen Hendricks Field Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Maryland.

The win snapped a five-game winless streak for the Thorns and moved them into fourth place in the NWSL with a 3-3-3 (12 pts) record. The Spirit fell to 1-5-2 (5 pts) and sit in eighth place.

Ellie Carpenter scored the first goal of her NWSL career for the Thorns in the 68th minute. With the goal, she became the youngest player to score a goal in NWSL history, at 18 years and 22 days. The goal came on an assist from Ana-Maria Crnogorčević, who tapped it to Carpenter after Tobin Heath passed the ball across the middle of the box.

 

Portland thought they had earned a penalty kick in the 62nd minute when Midge Purce appeared to be taken down in the box by Spirit midfielder Andi Sullivan, but no foul was called.

The Spirit had a few good chances of their own to get on the board. In the 20th minute, Mallory Pugh made a long run, dribbling through defenders, but Britt Eckerstrom was able to collect her shot.

 

Ashley Hatch also had a header opportunity in the 10th minute, but couldn’t put it on frame.

Eckerstrom made four saves in the game and the Thorns earned their first shutout of the season.

The game was very even, according to Opta stats. The Spirit held a slight edge in possession 50.7% to 49.3% and shots 14-10. The Thorns held a slight edge in shots on target (5-4) and passing accuracy (75.5%-73.1%).

The Thorns are next in action on Friday, May 25, at home vs. Utah Royals FC. The Spirit will host Sky Blue FC on Wednesday night.

 

 

 

Washington Spirit

1

Aubrey Bledsoe

Goalkeeper
3

Caprice Dydasco

Defender
5

Whitney Church

Defender
4

Rebecca Quinn

Defender
7

Taylor Smith

Defender
23

Tori Huster

Midfielder
6

Andi Sullivan

Midfielder
8

Meggie Dougherty Howard

Midfielder
  76'
10

Estefanía Banini

Striker
  83'
33

Ashley Hatch

Striker
  58'
11

Mallory Pugh

Striker

substitutes

27

Yanara Aedo

Substitute
22

Mallory Eubanks

Substitute
  76'
15

Joanna Lohman

Substitute
  83'
14

Francisca Ordega

Substitute
  58'
12

Morgan Proffitt

Substitute
9

Havana Solaun

Substitute
19

Kelsey Wys

Substitute

manager

 

James Gabarra

Manager

Portland Thorns FC

33

Britt Eckerstrom

Goalkeeper
4

Emily Menges

Defender
16

Emily Sonnett

Defender
2

Katherine Reynolds

Defender
25

Meghan Klingenberg

Midfielder
10

Lindsey Horan

Midfielder
  84'
8

Andressinha

Midfielder
  72'
23

Margaret Purce

Midfielder
  64'
12

Christine Sinclair

Attacking Midfielder
17

Tobin Heath

Striker
7

Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic

Striker
  81'

substitutes

30

Celeste Boureille

Substitute
  72'
15

Ellie Carpenter

Substitute
  64'   68'
18

Adelaide Gay

Substitute
20

Kelli Hubly

Substitute
34

Tyler Lussi

Substitute
  81'
22

Ifeoma Onumonu

Substitute
26

Mallory Weber

Substitute

manager

 

Mark Parsons

Manager

END 14

Match ends, Washington Spirit 0, Portland Thorns 1.

90'+5'

END 2

Second Half ends, Washington Spirit 0, Portland Thorns 1.

90'+5'

FREE KICK WON

Caprice Dydasco (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'+5'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Tyler Lussi (Portland Thorns).

90'+3'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Francisca Ordega.

90'+2'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Mallory Eubanks (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

90'+1'

FREE KICK WON

Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

90'+1'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Celeste Boureille (Portland Thorns).

90'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

86'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Mallory Eubanks (Washington Spirit) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Caprice Dydasco with a cross.

84'

YELLOW CARD

Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

84'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns).

84'

FREE KICK WON

Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick on the right wing.

83'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Washington Spirit. Joanna Lohman replaces Estefanía Banini.

83'

OFFSIDE

Offside, Portland Thorns. Katherine Reynolds tries a through ball, but Tyler Lussi is caught offside.

82'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Ellie Carpenter (Portland Thorns) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Christine Sinclair.

81'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Portland Thorns. Tyler Lussi replaces Ana Maria Crnogorcevic.

80'

FREE KICK WON

Emily Menges (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit).

76'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Washington Spirit. Mallory Eubanks replaces Meggie Dougherty Howard.

76'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns).

76'

FREE KICK WON

Meggie Dougherty Howard (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

74'

OFFSIDE

Offside, Portland Thorns. Emily Menges tries a through ball, but Ana Maria Crnogorcevic is caught offside.

73'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christine Sinclair.

72'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Portland Thorns. Celeste Boureille replaces Andressinha.

71'

FREE KICK WON

Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick on the right wing.

71'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Tori Huster (Washington Spirit).

68'

GOAL

Goal! Washington Spirit 0, Portland Thorns 1. Ellie Carpenter (Portland Thorns) left footed shot from very close range to the top left corner. Assisted by Ana Maria Crnogorcevic.

67'

END DELAY

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

66'

START DELAY

Delay in match Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns) because of an injury.

66'

FREE KICK WON

Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit).

64'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Portland Thorns. Ellie Carpenter replaces Midge Purce.

64'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns).

64'

FREE KICK WON

Taylor Smith (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick on the right wing.

61'

MISS

Attempt missed. Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andi Sullivan.

60'

CORNER

Corner, Portland Thorns. Conceded by Caprice Dydasco.

58'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Washington Spirit. Francisca Ordega replaces Ashley Hatch.

54'

MISS

Attempt missed. Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Mallory Pugh following a fast break.

53'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Estefanía Banini (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mallory Pugh.

52'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Ana Maria Crnogorcevic (Portland Thorns).

52'

FREE KICK WON

Meggie Dougherty Howard (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

51'

CORNER

Corner, Portland Thorns. Conceded by Whitney Church.

51'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lindsey Horan.

51'

MISS

Attempt missed. Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

49'

FREE KICK LOST

Dangerous play by Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns).

49'

FREE KICK WON

Estefanía Banini (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

START

Second Half begins Washington Spirit 0, Portland Thorns 0.

45'+1'

END 1

First Half ends, Washington Spirit 0, Portland Thorns 0.

45'

FREE KICK WON

Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Meggie Dougherty Howard (Washington Spirit).

45'

MISS

Attempt missed. Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit) header from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Taylor Smith.

42'

FREE KICK WON

Andressinha (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

42'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Caprice Dydasco (Washington Spirit).

40'

CORNER

Corner, Washington Spirit. Conceded by Emily Sonnett.

40'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Estefanía Banini (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rebecca Quinn.

39'

MISS

Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

39'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Katherine Reynolds (Portland Thorns).

39'

FREE KICK WON

Caprice Dydasco (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

37'

CORNER

Corner, Washington Spirit. Conceded by Katherine Reynolds.

35'

FREE KICK WON

Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit).

34'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Taylor Smith with a cross.

31'

CORNER

Corner, Washington Spirit. Conceded by Emily Menges.

30'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

29'

MISS

Attempt missed. Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit) header from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andi Sullivan with a cross following a corner.

28'

CORNER

Corner, Washington Spirit. Conceded by Meghan Klingenberg.

27'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Katherine Reynolds (Portland Thorns).

27'

FREE KICK WON

Estefanía Banini (Washington Spirit) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

25'

MISS

Attempt missed. Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ana Maria Crnogorcevic.

22'

FREE KICK WON

Andressinha (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

22'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit).

21'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ana Maria Crnogorcevic.

20'

MISS

Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Estefanía Banini.

19'

FREE KICK WON

Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

19'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Estefanía Banini (Washington Spirit).

18'

MISS

Attempt missed. Midge Purce (Portland Thorns) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

10'

MISS

Attempt missed. Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit) header from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Caprice Dydasco with a cross.

6'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Tori Huster (Washington Spirit).

6'

FREE KICK WON

Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

5'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

3'

MISS

Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Whitney Church with a cross following a corner.

3'

CORNER

Corner, Washington Spirit. Conceded by Emily Menges.

START

First Half begins.

 

LINEUP

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

WAS
KO HT FT 90+
58
Ordega 14
Hatch 33
64
Carpenter 15
Purce 23
72
Boureille 30
Andressinha 8
76
Eubanks 22
Dougherty Howard 8
81
Lussi 34
Crnogorcevic 7
83
Lohman 15
Banini 10
68
goal

Ellie Carpenter 15

Assisted by: Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic 7

84
yellow card

Lindsey Horan 10

POR

Goals & Assists

68′ Portland Thorns FC
Ellie Carpenter
Assisted by: Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic

Disciplinary

84′ Portland Thorns FC
Lindsey Horan

Substitutions

58′ Washington Spirit
  Francisca Ordega
  Ashley Hatch
64′ Portland Thorns FC
  Ellie Carpenter
  Margaret Purce
72′ Portland Thorns FC
  Celeste Boureille
  Andressinha
76′ Washington Spirit
  Mallory Eubanks
  Meggie Dougherty Howard
81′ Portland Thorns FC
  Tyler Lussi
  Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic
83′ Washington Spirit
  Joanna Lohman
  Estefanía Banini


WAS

Match Statistics


POR

15
Shots
10
5
Shots On Goal
5
2
Shots Blocked
2
5
Corners
2
21
Crosses
17
0
Offsides
2
9
Fouls
9
0
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
432
Total Passes
431
73.6%
Passing Accuracy
74.9%
50.6%
Possession
49.4%
53
Duels Won
61
10
Tackles Won
11
4
Saves
5
18
Clearances
39

Player Statistics

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • G
  • A
  • S
  • SOG
  • CK
  • OFF
  • FC
  • FS
3 D Caprice Dydasco 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
5 D Whitney Church 90 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
4 D Rebecca Quinn 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 D Taylor Smith 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
23 M Tori Huster 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 M Andi Sullivan 90 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1
8 M Meggie Dougherty Howard 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
10 F Estefanía Banini 83 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2
33 F Ashley Hatch 58 0 0 5 1 0 0 2 0
11 F Mallory Pugh 90 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1
27 S Yanara Aedo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 S Mallory Eubanks 14 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
15 S Joanna Lohman 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 S Francisca Ordega 32 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 S Morgan Proffitt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 S Havana Solaun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 S Kelsey Wys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalkeepers

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • GA
  • SF
  • SV
  • PF
  • PS
  • FC
  • FS
1 G Aubrey Bledsoe 90 1 10 4 0 0 0 0
4 D Emily Menges 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
16 D Emily Sonnett 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2 D Katherine Reynolds 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
25 M Meghan Klingenberg 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 M Lindsey Horan 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2
8 M Andressinha 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
23 M Margaret Purce 64 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 AM Christine Sinclair 90 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0
17 F Tobin Heath 90 0 0 3 2 2 0 1 2
7 F Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic 81 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
30 S Celeste Boureille 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
15 S Ellie Carpenter 26 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
18 S Adelaide Gay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 S Kelli Hubly 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 S Tyler Lussi 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
22 S Ifeoma Onumonu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 S Mallory Weber 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalkeepers

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • GA
  • SF
  • SV
  • PF
  • PS
  • FC
  • FS
33 G Britt Eckerstrom 90 0 15 5 0 0 0 0

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