In their home opener, FC Gold Pride defeated defending WPS champion Sky Blue FC 3-1, with a pair of goals by Christine Sinclair and a goal by Marta.
After several weeks of negotiations with a potential new ownership group fell through at the last minute, Women’s Professional Soccer discontinued operations of the Los Angeles Sol.
Sky Blue FC completed its storybook rise from bottomfeeder to league champion with a dramatic, 1-0 victory.
Sky Blue FC defeated Saint Louis Athletica 1-0 in the Super Semifinal to advance to Saturday’s WPS Championship. The Los Angeles Sol, the WPS regular season champion will host Sky Blue FC.
Under warm and sunny conditions at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, the inaugural regular season of Women’s Professional Soccer came to a close on Sunday with a 1-1 draw between FC Gold Pride and Saint Louis Athletica.