NWSL preview: Seattle's unbeaten streak on the line

The National Women's Soccer League continues in the USA with a midweek round featuring five Westfield Matildas players.

Lydia Williams and Steph Catley look to continue their red-hot form with Seattle Reign, who are unbeaten in their last four outings to sit second on the ladder.

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They visit Compass Stadium in Texas on Thursday morning (AEST) where they'll meet international team-mate Kyah Simon and her Houston Dash side, who are looking to snap a three-game winless run.

In Florida, Emily van Egmond and Alanna Kennedy are on their own hot streak with Orlando Pride who have three wins and two draws in their last five matches.

But they face a daunting task when they welcome runaway league leaders North Carolina Courage who are unbeaten through nine games this season to lead the NWSL by a whopping nine points.

Their game at Orlando City Stadium kicks off at 9.30am (AEST) on Thursday.


*Teams in bold contain Westfield Matildas players

  1. North Carolina Courage – played 9, 23 points, +9 goal difference
  2. Seattle Reign – played 7, 14 points, +5
  3. Orlando Pride – played 8, 12 points, +1
  4. Portland Thorns – played 9, 12 points, 0
  5. Chicago Red Stars – played 10, 12 points, +1
  6. Utah Royals – played 8, 11 points, +2
  7. Houston Dash – played 9, 7 points, -6
  8. Washington Spirit – played 8, 5 points, -5
  9. Sky Blue – played 6, 1 point, -7

Here are the midweek game details for Westfield Matildas stars and their teams…

Houston Dash v Seattle Reign – 10.00am Thursday 24 May AEST

Orlando Pride v North Carolina Courage – 9.30am Thursday 24 May AEST

Matches can be live-streamed at nwslsoccer.com