The Portland Thorns (1-0-0, 3 points) defeated Orlando Pride (0-1-0, 0 points) 2-0 at their NWL season opener in 2019 at the Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Florida on Sunday.
Watch highlights and see a summary of the game's live updates here.
Here are the key moments of the game:
Final: Thorns 2, pride 0.
49th minute: goal. thorns Caitlin Foord crosses the ball for Tobin Heath. Heath barely manages to touch the ball, but it's enough if the ball dribbles into the back of the net. Thorns 2, pride 0.
Half time: Thorns 1, pride 0.
45th minute: goal. thorns Caitlin Foord brings the ball into the net after a back pass from Tobin Heath. Thorns 1, pride 0.
The Thorns anticipate a successful 2018 season in which they finished second in the NWSL before running for the NWSL Championship Game. Portland fell in the NWSL Championship Game 0-3 against North Carolina Courage. The Pride is a disappointing season in which they finished seventh in the NWSL and missed the playoffs. Orlando has a new coach in Marc Skinner this season.
When you see how the thorns conquer pride, you should know the following:
What: The Portland Thorns will travel to Orlando Pride during the 2019 NWSL season opener.
When: Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm. PT.
From where: Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
To stream the game live online: To watch live games, fans can either download the Yahoo Sports app available on iTunes and Google Play, or stream the games to the desktop. Fans outside the US can watch live on NWSLsoccer.com.
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