Reign FC beat Thorns FC 1-0 in Portland
Celia Jiménez Delgado scored the game's only goal
Reign FC midfielder Celia Jiménez Delgado and her teammates celebrate her goal vs. Portland Thorns FC. (Photo credit: isiphotos.com)
Reign FC midfielder Celia Jiménez Delgado and her teammates celebrate her goal vs. Portland Thorns FC. (Photo credit: isiphotos.com)
Portland Thorns FC 0 | Reign FC 1
  • Reign FC beat Portland Thorns FC 1-0 on Friday night at Providence Park in the first meeting of the season between the rivals.
  • The win puts Reign FC into first place in the NWSL standings, pending the rest of the weekend’s results. They are 5-1-5 with 20 points and riding an eight game unbeaten streak. The Thorns drop to 5-2-4 with 19 points.
  • Reign FC defender Celia Jiménez Delgado scored her first NWSL goal, the game-winner in the 55th minute. She started in midfield in place of Jess Fishlock, who is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL.
  • Reign FC goalkeeper Casey Murphy made one big save to earn her third consecutive clean sheet.
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