The Portland Timbers nearly committed an act of self-sabotage on Tuesday night by relinquishing a 1-0 lead, but goalkeeper Steve Clark went from goat to hero to help the Timbers avoid a shocking exit from the MLS is Back Tournament.
The Houston Dash are advancing to the NWSL Challenge Cup championship match after beating the Portland Thorns 1-0 in Wednesday afternoon’s semifinal game.
The San Jose Earthquakes wrapped up their matches in the group stage of the MLS is Back Tournament by vanquishing the Chicago Fire to cement their spot as Group B winners.
The NWSL Challenge Cup semifinals are now set after a final pair of quarterfinal ties concluded on Saturday.
The number one seed North Carolina Courage are knocked out of the NWSL Challenge Cup after a stunning upset from the Portland Thorns on Friday.
In a match that will be remembered as an instant classic for its defensive miscues, absurd amount of corners, and a stunning comeback, the San Jose Earthquakes delivered the kind of late-game drama their fans know all too well.
FC Cincinnati were humbled Saturday evening by ‘Hell is Real’ rivals Columbus Crew in their MLS is Back Tournament, opener, ultimately losing 4-0 in Jaap’s Stam managerial debut for Cincinnati.
OL Reign defeated Utah Royals FC 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon thanks to a header from Bethany Balcer in the 91st minute.
New York City FC is still searching for its first win while the Philadelphia Union seized control of Group A in the MLS is Back Tournament with a morning victory.