The Utah Royals came into Providence Park for the first time in their inaugural NWSL season, falling to the Portland Thorns 2-0 in a somewhat chippy game.
The Orlando Pride came to town, taking all the points as defensive gaffs, inconsistent officiating, and more brought down the Portland Thorns.
The Seattle Reign came into Providence Park for the first NW Derby of this young NWSL season with the Portland Thorns, and took all three points in a thriller.
The Portland Timbers faced a hot New York City FC club during Week 8 of the MLS season and came out on top with goals from Fanendo Adi, Sebastian Blanco, and Larrys Mabiala
The Thorns went into Week 4 of the NWSL season against the Washington Spirit with a roster depleted due to injuries and international duty, but managed to secure a point.
The NWSL schedule is out and I look at a few must-see games for the Thorns. I also delve into the lineup changes for the team this season.
The Thorns secured a big three points at home on August 5th against the Houston Dash behind a stellar Tyler Lussi performance and some gelling up front.
Last week it was the top team in the NWSL, and this past Saturday it was the bottom team, but the results remained the same.
Hayley Raso's lone marker was all the Portland Thorns needed as they topple the NWSL's best North Carolina Courage at Providence Park.
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