OL Reign are looking for a bit of a reset tonight when they take on the Houston Dash. After news came out earlier this morning that Farid Benstiti resigned as head coach, and following a disappointing loss at home to Gotham, the players will be hungry to show what this squad can do.
Their road game kicks off at 5:30 PM PT at BBVA Stadium and will stream on Paramount+ for fans in the U.S. and on Twitch for international viewers. (Update: kickoff is delayed slightly due to weather; kickoff closer to 6:30 PM PT.)
Both squads are now without a number of their international players, who joined their national teams to prepare for the Olympics.
OL Reign is 2-4-1, while Houston enters the game 3-3-1.
What to Watch
- Play with some passion and heart
- Manage Houston’s counterattack
- Win balls in the air in the box
Injury Report / Absences
OUT: Ally Watt (right knee), Rosie White (illness)
INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Nicole Momiki (JPN), Rose Lavelle (USA), Megan Rapinoe (USA), Quinn (CAN)
INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Kristie Mewis (USA), Allysha Chapman (CAN), Nichelle Prince (CAN), Rachel Daly (ENG)
13’ - Good early look for Bethany Balcer
18’ - Reign letting things get a wee bit too close with this set-piece defense
24’ - A double save from Jane Campbell keeps the Reign off the scoreline.
50’ - Right after Huerta misses a clear chance, Jasmyne Spencer doesn’t miss for Houston. 1-0 Dash. :(
57’ - Well, Furt. 2-0 Houston now.
71’ - Jane Campbell with another good save for Houston.
How to Watch
Date/Time: Friday, July 2, 5:30 PM PT (UPDATE: Due to a weather delay, looks like kickoff will be around 6:30)
Location: BBVA Stadium, Houston, TX
Streaming (US/Canada): Paramount+
Streaming (International): Twitch
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