NWSL: How To Watch Live Stream While Thorns Stay Undefeated And Courage Head For First Win


The regular season continues on Saturday night in the National Women’s Soccer League. Two matches are scheduled as Portland Thorns FC host the Houston Dash and Angel City FC face Kansas City Current. On Sunday, there will be an exciting quadruple header with lots of matches at the beginning of the season, which you can watch live. Paramount+.

Here’s what you need to know about the NWSL action this weekend:

Schedule and how to watch

Saturday May 21st

  • Portland Sons FC v Houston Dash, 6pm EST (Twitch)
  • Angel City FC v Kansas City Current, 10:30 PM EST (Twitch)

Sunday, May 22

  • NC Courage v San Diego Wave FC, 2pm ESTParamount+)
  • NJ/NY Gotham FC v Racing Louisville FC, 5pm ESTParamount+)
  • OL Lane v Washington Spirit, 6pm ESTParamount+)
  • Orlando Pride vs Chicago Red Stars, 7pm ESTParamount+)

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Governance, Courage, Current Victory Goals

OL Reign hosts the Washington Spirit, where the two teams meet for the third time this month. The two clubs started the regular season against each other before meeting in the Challenge Cup semi-final against OL, which they were losing in their previous meeting. The third encounter will be the final game of the regular season and could be fireworks in the arena.

With Reign leading the team in total shots (12), expected goals (xG 1.92) and shots (6), Rose Lavelle looks set to lead the offense against East Coast rivals.

Kansas City will face Angel City at the Banc of California Stadium and are still looking to win their first regular season title. If forward Elyse Bennett can play more minutes, Current is more likely to get results. The rookie quickly became an asset in Current’s offense, scoring a goal and providing an assist in a recent game against Orlando.

North Carolina is still looking for its first regular season win since starting 2022 as Challenge Cup champions. The team has been dealing with multiple players under the COVID protocol, and the quick turnaround between games has put the team into some player rotation. Forward Jorian Baucom plunged deeper into the role of holding midfielder in a recent match against Pride on Wednesday, and the club may have to get creative with the staff on the pitch once again to get something out of this role.

Will Orlando and Portland continue their undefeated streak?

The Portland Thorns host the Houston Dash at Providence Park, where the two teams meet for the first time this season. Portland remain the only undefeated team in the regular season after three games and will extend their unbeaten streak.

Portland have a strong attacking team with a lead by Sofia Smith, Morgan Weaver and Christine Sinclair, but have only scored one goal in their last two games after a 3-0 win over Kansas City on their opening day game. Smith currently leads the team in total shots (14), shots (7) and runs (2).

Orlando Pride hosts the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday, when the two teams meet for the first time in the regular season. After a 3-0 loss on opening day, Pride is unbeaten in their last 3 matches and the team will likely rely on striker Sidney Leroux in their current form. Leroux, who sits 5th on the team so far in total appearances (298 minutes), leads the pride in total shots (14), shots (4) and runs (2).

Leroux’s return provided an offensive spark to a club that relied on physical play through long games earlier this season to gnaw results. The game plan has worked to some extent in their current three-game unbeaten streak, generating more fouls than they are receiving in that segment.

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