May 17, 2014
A look at the upcoming games
Houston Dash (1-5-0, 3 points) at FC Kansas City (3-4-1 record 10 pts) @ Durwood Stadium 6:00 pm ET
The Houston Dash are coming off a 1-0 loss at home to Portland Thorns FC on Wednesday. Kansas City also played midweek, losing 3-2 to Seattle Reign FC in Seattle.
With Seattle up 2-0, the Blues came back to equalize on goals by Amy Rodriguez and Lauren Holliday before Seattle won on a 76th minute goal by Keelin Winters.
The two teams met in Houston on May 3, with FC Kansas City rolling to a 4-0 victory. Liz Bogus and Amy Rodriguez put the visitors up 2-0 before Dash defender Osinachi Ohale earned a red card just before the hour mark. With the Dash down to 10 players, Kansas City scored two more goals in the final 10 minutes courtesy of Erika Tymrak and Frances Silva to put the game away.
Chicago Red Stars (3-2-1, 10pts) at Boston Breakers (1-4-0, 3pts) @ Harvard Stadium 6:30 pm ET
The Boston Breakers will host the Chicago Red Stars for the second time in four days when the teams meet on Sunday. Chicago took the Thursday night meeting 3-1.
The Breakers too the lea s on Courtney Jones’ first goal of the season in the 19th minute, but the Red Stars took control in 13 minutes surrounding halftime, with goals by Lori Chalupny, ichelle Wenino and Jen Hoy.
Chicago's Canadian striker Melissa Tancredi missed the last game and she is also unavailable for the upcoming Breakers match. Breakers forward Lisa De Vanna is in Vietnam with the Australian Women’s National Team, playing in the Asian Cup, which serves as the World Cup qualifiers for teams in the region
A trio of Breakers saw their first action of the 2014 NWSL season in Thursday night’s match against Chicago, Kristie Mewis, Jazmine Reeves and Nikki Washington