Spirit Head to NWSL Championship With 2-1 Win Over Reign
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Spirit advanced to the National Women’s Soccer League championship game with a 2-1 victory over OL Reign on Sunday. The Spirit, undefeated in their last eight matches, will face the Chicago Red Stars next Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. It is the first time the Spirit have gone to the post season since 2016. Chicago beat Portland 2-0 later Sunday. It is the first time the Spirit has gone to the post season since 2016. Eugenie Le Sommer scored for the Reign, while Trinity Rodman scored for the Spirit before Ashley Sanchez's winner in the 68th minute.