Matildas Central: Kerr & Raso score

by Ben Somerford on Aug 19, 2019

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Matildas duo Hayley Raso and Sam Kerr were among the scorers in the USA’s National Women’s Soccer League over the weekend.

Hayley Raso netted as Portland Thorns won 3-1 over Washington Spirit on Sunday.

Raso opened the scoring in the fifth minute and played a full game.

Ellie Carpenter started and played an hour while Caitlin Foord was a 71st minute substitute for the Thorns.

For the Spirit, Elise Kellond-Knight started and played 64 minutes while Chloe Logarzo was a 63rd minute sub and Amy Harrison was an unused sub.

Steph Catley put in a full shift as Reign FC claimed a 1-1 draw at Sky Blue on Sunday.

Alanna Kennedy put in a full shift as Orlando Pride lost 2-0 at home to Utah Royals on Sunday.

On Thursday, Sam Kerr scored again but it wasn’t enough to earn victory as Chicago Red Stars went down 2-1 at former club Sky Blue.

Kerr equalized in the 91st minute for Chicago, before Sky Blue netted a 93rd minute winner through Paige Monaghan.

Kerr played a full game while Mackenzie Arnold was an unused sub.