NWSL Week 13: A Tweetstorm Review

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Hey guys welcome to our second Tweetstorm Review. We’ve had a lot of games, a lot of goals, and a few milestone so lets get started.

Houston 1, Portland 3

It was a hot game in Houston as Sinclair made her 100th NWSL appearance and fans were eager to get the chance to see ‘new’ players return to the rosters.

It took only nine minutes for Tobin Heath to break through Houston’s backline and score the games first goal.

Three minutes later, one of the newest Dash members, Sofia Huerta leveled the game at one.

However that was about the last Dash highlight of the night as Portland ran away with it 3-1.

Seattle 1, North Carolina 4

Many wondered how North Carolina would play after losing their first game of the season the week before, the answer: very well.  In the first battle of Williams v Williams, Lydia Williams came out victorious.

Megan Rapinoe, who had a strong performance for the Reign, helped give Seattle their first and only lead of the game with an assist off a free kick.

During the game, McCall Zerboni became the first NWSL player to play 10,000 minutes.

The tide turned for the Reign as Lynn Williams had redemption from her earlier saved PK.

The Courage would go on to score 3 more.

Washington 0, Orlando 1

In the 11th minute Alanna Kennedy scored what could end up being the most impressive goal of the year in the NWSL.

Washington continued to struggle throughout the game.

With talented players on the roster, it’ll be interesting to see how things may change for the Spirit moving forward.

Chicago 2, Utah 0

With Christen Press returning to the NWSL this game was highly anticipated. Press ultimately didn’t end up lacing them up for Utah, but the points up for grabs were important for both teams.

Morgan Brian, who was originally listed in the starting XI, ended up being switched out last minute – and ultimately was pulled from the available subs leaving the commentators and fans wondering why.

Abby Smith was shaken up on the first goal of the game, but was ultimately able to stay and finish the game out.

Vanessa DiBernardo scored the second goal for the Red Stars.

Overall, it was not the game Utah was hoping to have. With this win Chicago bumps into the 5th spot with Utah in the 6th.

The results next week could really shake up the table. Make sure to watch and tweet along with the games!