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Washington Spirit vs Chicago Red Stars: Lineups, Game Highlights, and How to Watch

Lineups, streaming info, and live NWSL coverage as the Red Stars face off against the Washington Spirit

Photo by Nikita Taparia

Washington Spirit vs Chicago Red Stars

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

NWSL Week 5 | Maryland SoccerPlex, Boyds MD

Kickoff: 6:00pm CT

Referee: Daniel Gutierrez

Assistant Referees: Walter Heatherly, Joe Zawistowski

4th Official: Karl Kummer


The Red Stars faced the opening handful of games with strong opposition and their best players either hurt or on another continent. The B-team took this challenge by the horns and survived this stretch of games, earning 8 points from a possible 15.

They head east to face the Spirit bolstered by two returning stars: Sam Kerr, fresh off the plane from the AFC Women’s Asian Cup, and Julie Ertz, working her way back from injury. It’s unclear whether either player will feature today, but the morale boost alone has to be worth something. The heavy hitters are coming back— and Washington, and the rest of the league, better watch out.

PREVIEW & VIEWING OPTIONS

Full Preview: Spirit vs Red Stars

Television: N/A

Online Streaming: go90 | NWSLSoccer.com | NWSL app (international)

Live Updates: @HotTimeOldTown (score updates) | NWSL Game Center

WASHINGTON SPIRIT

Starting XI: Bledsoe; Dydasco, Johnson, Church, Smith; Huster, Sullivan, Doughtery Howard; Ordega, Hatch, Pugh

Bench: Farquharson, Lohman, Proffitt, Solaun, Quinn, Weimer, Wys

CHICAGO RED STARS

Starting XI: Naeher; Comeau, Naughton, Johnson, Gilliland; Stanton, Colaprico, Huerta; Nagasato, Kerr, Mautz

Bench: Boyd, Gorden, Kaskie, Green, Ertz, Vasconcelos


FIRST HALF HIGHLIGHTS

4’ 1-0 Ordega

20’ 1-1 Mautz

41’ 1-1 Bledsoe save


SECOND HALF HIGHLIGHTS

61’ 1-1 Kerr shot attempt

65’ 1-1 Naeher save


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