Final: Portland Thorns 2, Sky Blue FC 1 (Live chat recap) – OregonLive.com
The Portland Thorns beat Sky Blue FC 2-1 Friday night at Providence Park.
Live Summary / Match Facts:
– 79th minute: GOAL! Sinead Farrelly heads-home the go-ahead goal off a cross from Alyssa Kleiner. Thorns now lead 2-1.
– 70th minute: GOAL! Allie Long converts the penalty kick and now the score is tied at 1-1.
– 69th minute: Penalty kick called! Ayo Anonma is taken down in the box and the referee points to the spot. The Thorns continue to play and Kendall Johnson puts the ball in the net. The Thorns argue that the referee should have let them play advantage there, but he says they will have to take the PK. Before the PK is taken, Sky Blue’s Cami Levin is issued a red card.
– 60th minute: Allie Long sends a good corner kick into the box, but the Thorns can’t do anything with it. The Thorns haven’t had many dangerous chances yet. Sky Blue continues to lead 1-0.
– Halftime: Sky Blue leads the Thorns 1-0.
– 27th minute: Goal. Sky Blue’s Katy Freels gets on the end of a pass in the box and chips the ball over Thorns goalkeeper Michelle Betos and into the net. Sky Blue leads 1-0.
-17th minute: Mana Shim slots a pass through to Ayo in the box. Ayo takes a pretty open shot, but sends it wide. That was the best chance of the night for either team so far. Score remains tied at 0-0.
In case you need the pertinent information, here’s what you need to know about the game:
When: Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Providence Park, Portland, Oregon.
Weather at kickoff: Sunny, high 90s, low 60s.
Watch: Watch the game live here:
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