The league-leading San Diego Wave Fútbol Membership searching for its fifth victory in six Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League regular-season video games, dropped a sport to the OL Reign Sunday in Seattle.
The 1-0 loss got here courtesy of Rose Lavelle, whose diving header within the seventy fifth minute gave OL Reign the win. Wave FC mustered a season-low six photographs because the crew suffered its second shutout this season.
San Diego (4-2-0) and Seattle (2-1-3) met twice within the NWSL Problem Cup with OL Reign profitable 3-1 April 14 at house and the groups tying, 1-1, April 23 at Torero Stadium.
“I really thought for giant durations of the sport, we managed it. Albeit, we didn’t actually create sufficient probabilities with the quantity of management we had,” Wave FC coach Casey Stoney mentioned.
The sport matched goalkeepers who had shared the league lead with three shutouts – Wave FC’s Kailen Sheridan and OL Reign’s Phallon Tullis-Joyce. Tullis-Joyce has recorded three consecutive shutouts, a part of a 300-minute shutout streak.
Sheridan’s 0.40 objectives in opposition to common is the most effective within the league, whereas Tullis-Joyce is fourth with a 0.80 objectives in opposition to common.
Wave FC ahead Alex Morgan has scored a league-leading six objectives, the second participant within the NWSL’s 9 common seasons with six or extra objectives by her first six video games of a season, becoming a member of Christen Press.
OL Reign ahead Megan Rapinoe and Morgan had been teammates on the 2015 and 2019 U.S. groups that gained the FIFA Girls’s World Cup.
As well as, Seattle rookie midfielder Marley Canales was the 2014-15 San Diego Part Participant of the Yr when she performed for Westview Excessive Faculty. She additionally performed for the San Diego Surf Soccer Membership.
Wave FC returns to motion Saturday after they journey to tackle Kansas Metropolis Present, winless by their first 5 matches (0-4-1).
Up to date 4:45 p.m. Might 29, 2022