Seattle reign had been dominating the nwsl this season…. Seattle was winning all the games they played until they finally tied 1-1 with Kansas city on Wednesday.
The game was played at Wireless Field in Kansas city where 2, 011 fans watched.
The game began and both teams looked equal as the ball was quickly swapping possession between the two teams. Just 6 minutes into the game the first chance was created as Rodriguez ran with th ball and made a shot only for Hope solo to block it from going in. Both goals of the game came just before the end of the first half…Kansas city was first to score thanks to a assist made by Liz Bogus to Amy Rodriguez but celebrations were short lived as only 3 minutes later Seattle reign leveled out the score board. Seattle reign put one in the back of the net from a penalty kick made by Kim little. The penalty was given as Nikki Phillips fouled one of the Seattle players. It was a close penalty kick as Barnhart picked the right side to dive and nearly hit it away.
In the second half of the game things were looking tight on both teams but neither could score again because the teams were so even matched.
Kansas city could have won this match if they did not give Seattle that penalty.. it is as simple as that.
Currently Seattle are top of the league and have 22 points from 8 wins and 1 tie so far whilst Kansas city is 4th in the league and have 12 points winning 3 of their games, losing 4 and 3 ties currently.
Kansas city will be facing Boston breakers in their next game on Sunday which will take place in Boston at 6:00 at the Harvard stadium. Later Kansas city will be playing at home against the New York Flash on June 4th.