The Portland Thorns today travel to Titan Stadium to take on Angel City FC. The Thorns have already clinched second place in the West Group of the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup but can secure passage to the semifinals with a win or a draw.
The Thorns will be without head coach Rhian Wilkinson as well as five players due to COVID protocol, including Portland’s top goal scorer Sophia Smith.
Angel City FC come into the match having lost four consecutive matches and have only taken one point from five games in the Challenge Cup.
The teams previously met at Providence Park on Wednesday, March 30. The Thorns won 3-0 thanks to goals from Smith, Yazmeen Ryan and Morgan Weaver.
Location: Titan Stadium | Fullerton, CA
Time: 6:00 PM PST
Thorns Availability Report
Thorns coach Rhian Wilkinson tested positive for COVID and isn’t with the team for tonight’s game at Angel City FC, per a team source. Mike Norris will be interim HC.— Ryan Clarke (@RyanTClarke) April 24, 2022
Players in COVID protocols & out: