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WPS Matchday: Breakers at Freedom


Greetings from Maryland SoccerPlex, where WPS Season Two is set to kickoff at 7 PM with the Freedom hosting the Boston Breakers.

It's a beautiful day for soccer -- I got my game in earlier today -- and the perfect setting to open the league. The crowd is filing in and it looks like it'll be a nice atmosphere.

As we all know, WPS lost its highest-profile team this offseason in the Los Angeles Sol, but as I wrote today, that hasn't kept the league from promoting its growth in other areas and from promoting its long-term viability.

The Freedom was finding its form at the end of last year, especially forward Abby Wambach, and several players who had taken time to fully recover from long-term injuries this year have the luxury of being fully fit at the start of the year (Wambach, Cat Whitehill, Sarah Huffman and Erin McLeod).

We'll see how that impacts a Freedom team that unlike some teams in the league has maintained its core and identity from Season One to Season Two.

Starting Lineup: McLeod; Moros, Whitehill, Marshall, Bompastor; Sauerbrunn, Long, Sawa, Huffman; Mykjåland, Wambach.

As usual this is your place for in-game and postgame commentary...I'm afraid I didn't leave you enough time for the pregame chatter.

By Paul Tenorio  |  April 10, 2010; 6:44 PM ET
Categories:  Freedom , Women  | Tags: Washington Freedom, Women's Professional Soccer  
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Comments

Im done watching.

Im going for a run.


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Posted by: TheWashDipsSince88 | April 10, 2010 6:55 PM | Report abuse

oops wrong post, o well

Posted by: TheWashDipsSince88 | April 10, 2010 7:01 PM | Report abuse

At least it's better looking soccer than DCU.

Posted by: PEddy | April 10, 2010 7:16 PM | Report abuse

I just got back from watching the DCU game at Summers, and I'm trying to catch up. Paul's Twitter feed stopped with Boston up 2-nil at the half. What happened after that? Also, the most noteworthy thing about the starting lineup was that De Vanna wasn't in it. Also, is Krieger back in Germany?

Posted by: universityandpark | April 10, 2010 9:47 PM | Report abuse

This is what will land on front lawns in the morning:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/10/AR2010041003576.html

Posted by: universityandpark | April 10, 2010 11:02 PM | Report abuse

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