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Timbers draw Saprissa 1-1, but not good enough to advance to CCL knockout round

Timbers draw Saprissa 1-1, but not good enough to advance to CCL knockout round
The Portland Timbers knew they needed a win over Deportivo Saprissa ┬áto advance in the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, and though they fought back to a 1-1 draw on a second half goal by Jack McInerney, it wasn’t enough and the Timbers failed to advanced to the knockout...

Thorns fall 4-3 to Western New York in overtime in NWSL Semifinal

Thorns fall 4-3 to Western New York in overtime in NWSL Semifinal
Hard to say anything about this match without talking about the baffling (lack of) calls on fouls (and a clear handball) in the box that could have had three Thorns penalty kicks and at least one ejection, perhaps two, and those were the obvious calls that were missed. Match...