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Chicago Red Stars vs Portland Thorns: Gameday Primer, How To Watch, & Open Thread

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

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Chicago Red Stars vs Portland Thorns

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

NWSL Week 12 | Toyota Park, Bridgeview IL

Kickoff: 7:00pm CT

Referee: Danielle Chesky

Assistant Referees: Ian McKay, Gjovalin Bori

4th Official: Rebecca Pagan

The Red Stars return from the international break with a near-full roster and no excuses. If Chicago have any hope of making a playoff run this season, they’ve got to go in hard on the second half of the campaign. That has to start tonight against one of the toughest sides of the week. It’s Put Up Or Shut Up Time for Chicago.


Full Preview: Red Stars vs Thorns

Television: ESPNews

Online Streaming: ESPN,, NWSL app (international)

Live Updates: @HotTimeOldTown (livetweets by Sandra ) | NWSL Game Center


Starting XI: Naeher; Gorden, Naughton, Gilliland; Stanton, Colaprico, Ertz (c), Vasconcelos; Nagasato, Mautz, Kerr

Bench: Boyd, Short, DiBernardo, Green


Starting XI: Eckerstrom, Hubly, Reynolds, Menges, Klingenberg, Andressinha, Horan, Carpenter, Sinclair (c), Weber, Crnogorcevic

Bench: Geist, Sonnett, Boureille, Salem, Lussi, Onumanu, Raso


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