Thorns FC: Road Point

Well.  Turns out that there are road points, and road points.

Horan goal

In a match the could have easily gone very, very badly for the Portland Thorns the club nicked a late goal to salvage a point at Swope Soccer Village Sunday evening.  But to me the draw feels more like a loss, since Thorns FC played eleven-on-ten for damn near the entire second half and could do no better than equalize.

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Thorns FC: Good Start

The 2016 NWSL season kicked off with some “first evers”; the first ever loss for the Seattle Reign at their Memorial Stadium venue.

And the first ever regular season goal for the expansion Orlando Pride, in the 12th minute Steph Catley free kick strike against Portland in the Thorns’ home opener.

Tifo 4-17-16

But that was the last first ever at the old Civic Saturday night.  The Pride didn’t get their first ever regular season win, and Thorns FC didn’t suffer their first ever home opener loss with the 2-1 comeback victory.

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