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OCT 27
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A look back at Opening Weekend
NWSL Week 1 in Review
Megan Rapinoe and Jessica Fishlock of Seattle Reign FC. (Photo credit: Jane Gershovich/isiphotos.com)
Megan Rapinoe and Jessica Fishlock of Seattle Reign FC. (Photo credit: Jane Gershovich/isiphotos.com)

A look back at Week 1:

 


 

 

FC Kansas City 2 Boston Breakers 0

Sydney Leroux and Amy Rodriguez both scored in their NWSL returns, but A-Rod left the game in the second half with an apparent left knee injury. Breakers midfielder Rose Lavelle, the No. 1 pick in the NWSL College Draft,  made her NWSL debut. Read the recap

 

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Houston Dash 2 Chicago Red Stars 0

An incredible strike from Rachel Daly and Kealia Ohai‘s continued scoring hot streak put Houston off to a fast start in 2017. Read the recap 

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Portland Thorns FC 2 Orlando Pride 0

The Portland Thorns won the first ever NWSL Game of the Week, improving to 5-0-0 all-time in home openers. Nadia Nadim and Christine Sinclair tallied the goals for the Thorns. Read the recap

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Washington Spirit 0 North Carolina Courage 1

Washington’s Stephanie Labbé did her best, but McCall Zerboni‘s goal gave North Carolina their first-ever NWSL win. Read the recap

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Seattle Reign FC 1 Sky Blue FC 1

A pair of penalty kicks were the only goals in an even match on Saturday night in Seattle. Reign goalkeeper Haley Kopmeyer made several strong saves in the match. Read the recap

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