February 23, 2024

The San Diego Wave performed to a 1–1 draw with the Portland Thorns at Snapdragon Stadium on Friday evening in entrance of 18,130 followers.

The Wave’s protection was very sturdy all through the match, with Kailen Sheridan making seven saves.

Portland (4-1-3, 15 factors) and San Diego (5-3-0, 15 factors) are tied for first within the standings.

A purpose by Swedish worldwide Sofia Jakobsson within the 87th minute marked the primary purpose of the sport. Following a ball excessive, Jakobsson took on the Thorn’s backline and fired a strong shot to the again of the online. 

Nonetheless, simply three minutes later, Portland’s Reyna Reyes evened up the match with a shot to the underside proper nook to safe the purpose.

Midfielder Taylor Kornieck made her first house look since April 1 for the Wave since getting back from damage. Additionally, defender Kaleigh Riehl performed in her fiftieth NWSL profession match Friday. 

San Diego has stopped the opposition from scoring a first-half purpose in seven of its 9 video games, greater than another group within the NWSL this season.

The Wave have scored of their final six video games within the Nationwide Ladies’s Soccer League, their longest scoring streak this season.

San Diego Wave return to Snapdragon in 5 days after they host OL Reign on Wednesday, Could 31, within the membership’s second UKG NWSL Problem Cup of the season. The match will likely be streamed stay on Paramount+.