OL Reign head on the road to face Kansas City in their first match of the year under new boss Laura Harvey. The match kicks off tonight at 5 PM PT at Legends Field — another converted baseball field — and will stream on Paramount+ for U.S. viewers and Twitch for international fans.
OL Reign currently sits in sixth place with a record of 6-6-1, while Kansas City have four points with a record of 0-9-4. The Reign won their last match 5-1 over Houston, while KC fell 3-1 to Racing Louisville.
What to Watch
- Smart pressing to create chances early
- Win the duels
- Contain KC’s transitional opportunities
Injury Report / International Absences
OUT: Ally Watt (R knee), Rosie White (illness)
INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Rose Lavelle (USA), Megan Rapinoe (USA), Quinn (CAN)
OUT: Arielle Ship (R lower leg-SEI), Taylor Leach (L foot), Michelle Maemone (R foot), Rachel Corsie (R ankle), Jordyn Listro (R lower leg)
INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Desiree Scott (Canada), Chloe Logarzo (Australia)
73’ - Well shoot. Victoria Pickett puts Kansas City up 1-0 on this shot, which barely deflects off Alana Cook’s toe.
How to Watch
Date/Time: Saturday, August 14, 5 PM PT
Location: Legends Field, Kansas City, KS
Streaming (US/Canada): Paramount+
Streaming (International): Twitch (search NWSLOfficial)
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