The Portland Thorns and the Seattle Reign—two clubs with three NWSL shields and two NWSL championships between them, the only real rivals in the league—have never met in the NWSL playoffs in the six years of the league’s existence.
Until now. Megan Rapinoe and Allie Long are set to return to the Seattle lineup while the Thorns look better than they have all season. Stumptown Footy is providing non-stop coverage of the week leading up to what’s going to be one of the biggest occasions in Thorns history.
How to Watch
How to watch: Lifetime, NWSLSoccer.com for international viewers
Where: Providence Park, Portland, OR
When: Saturday, September 15, 12pm noon PT
Portland Thorns: 12-6-6, second in the NWSL, 3-1 win vs Seattle Reign
Seattle Reign: 11-5-8, third in the NWSL, 1-3 loss at Portland Thorns