Reign FC forced their way into the NWSL playoffs after battling injuries and doubts all season. Meanwhile, Chicago will join North Carolina in hosting one of the NWSL semifinals.
The North Carolina Courage are back on top in the NWSL, after a huge 6-0 victory over the Portland Thorns. Also, the Chicago Red Stars earn three points on the road in Orlando.
Despite all of her international accolades, Megan Rapinoe has not stepped on the pitch once for Reign FC this year. However, that changed on Saturday night.
Portland broke an NWSL record, smashing it with all the fans at Providence Park. Meanwhile, the Chicago Red Stars picked up their fifth-straight win, tying a club record.
North Carolina took on a 10-person Washington Spirit team once Paige Nielsen received a red card, Chicago won their fourth straight and much more NWSL action happened this weekend!
The Portland Thorns FC smashed their record of highest attended game last night, on a Wednesday night. They also smashed their competition, the Houston Dash.
Attendance skyrocketed for teams throughout the NWSL, including Chicago where more than 17,000 fans showed up to watch the Red Stars and Courage.
North Carolina has hopped over Reign FC for the top spot in the NWSL. However, all teams can celebrate the rise of attendance across the board.
Memorial Day Weekend saw plenty of NWSL action including another Washington Spirit upset, the Reign defeating North Carolina for the first time in club history and much more!
The Washington Spirit youth keeps getting better, Naho Kawasumi returned to Washington and so much more happened this past NWSL weekend!
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