I'm done with soccer in the US for awhile, and it has nothing to do with the on-field product.
The 2018 NWSL Championship at Providence Park had the potential to be a dream come true for the Thorns, unfortunately the best team in the NWSL had other plans.
The Thorns held off rival Seattle Reign at Providence Park to head back to the NWSL Championship for the second straight season.
Sometimes you can lose track of why you like something, and have to rediscover it.
After a couple disappointing results, the Portland Thorns dominated the Utah Royals at home, in an impressive performance.
The Thorns had their fair share of chances but failed to capitalize on more than one. A costly, and questionable late PK for SKy Blue FC left two points on the home pitch.
The North Carolina Courage came into Providence Park set atop the NWSL table and proved why, trouncing the Portland Thorns 4-1.
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.