We here at the Victory Press like to take joy in the simple pleasures. The NWSL has been back for nearly three weeks. Iconic Jazz Flute Virtuoso Lizzo has a new album out, and it is very good. Today, ahead of the Great World Cup Camp Exodus, we take a
The semifinals are over. The championship is nigh. There's one last game, for all the marbles. Let's get into it:
Portland Thorns vs Seattle Reign (2-1 Portland)
A rematch of the final regular-season game in Portland a week and a half ago, this game was remarkably similar to that match
Here we are. The regular season is over, and although it took an almost absurdly long time for it to happen, the four teams we're left with—North Carolina, Portland, Seattle, and Chicago—have emerged as the clear best teams in the league.
With the playoff teams mostly already decided,
A lot has been made about how absurdly tight the playoff race has been this season, with North Carolina spending most of the year as the only team that looked really, definitively Good, and second through seventh places looking more or less like a crapshoot.
These last few weeks, though,
If you're a fan of one of the third- through seventh-place teams, and you aren't extremely tense at all times these days, please let me know your secret? With just three weeks to go in the regular season, the playoff picture is really no clearer than it's been throughout 2018.