Sights: North Carolina Stays Perfect after Win over Orlando

Sam Mewis greeting the high-five line.Members of the Western New York Flash team that won the 2016 NWSL Championship. Jess McDonald knows what's up.Lol.Jessica McDonald, Abby Dahlkemper, and Sam Mewis during the pregame ceremony.The bling ring.Orlando Pride head coach Tom Sermanni.North Carolina Courage huddle.Orlando Pride huddle.Pride pump-up.Debinha tries to evade Dani Weatherholt.Capo stand at WakeMed.Orlando's Ashlyn Harris tries to make the save.Ashlyn Harris.Courage goal celebration.Dani Weatherholt.Sam Witteman and the referee disagree.Lynn Williams.Taylor Smith of the North Carolina Courage.Ashlyn Harris of the Orlando Pride.Steph Catley.Lynn Williams and Dani Weatherholt.Lynn Williams streeeetches for the ball.Ali Krieger wins the aerial duel with Jaelene Hinkle.Chioma Ubogagu.Sabrina D'Angelo of the North Carolina Courage.Sabrina D'Angelo with the punch.Camila.Alanna Kennedy wins the ball over Debinha.Ali Krieger directing traffic.Ali Krieger and Jaelene Hinkle.Abby Dahlkemper.Ashlyn Harris preps for the save.Ashlyn Harris gets low on the kick save.Ashlyn Harris makes the kick save.Steph Catley.Abby Erceg.Marta.Debinha.Yuri Kawamura and Jasmyne Spencer battle for the ball.Kristen Edmonds carries the ball looking for options.Yuri Kawamura.Laura Alleway positioning the defense.Abby Erceg remains calm.Steph Catley on the attack.Lynn Williams and Alanna Kennedy.Marta.Ali Krieger with the throw-in.North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley.Jasmyne Spencer gets a head on it."Wait'll they get a load of me."McCall Zerboni shares a moment with the referee.Pride goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris distributes the ball.Pride goal celebration.Marta in the air.Ali Krieger with the pass.Camila looks for options.Marta on the ball.Courage's Sabrina D'Angelo.McCall Zerboni and Jasmyne Spencer.Abby Erceg gets up.Laura Alleway.Lynn Williams tries to get past Alanna Kennedy.Jessica McDonald and Ali Krieger.A wall of Lynn Williams, McCall Zerboni, and Sam Mewis.Abby Erceg gets a leg up on Chioma Ubogagu.Marta looks for options.Chioma Ubogagu and Sam Mewis.Debinha and Ali Krieger (white).Do not sweep the leg. Chioma Ubogagu.Ali Krieger.Lynn Williams in motion.Abby Erceg and Chioma Ubogagu.Busted, Yuri.Jessica McDonald (blue) takes on Steph Catley.Debinha on the attack.Courage's Sabrina D'Angelo distributes the ball.Marta.Jaelene Hinkle.Makenzy Doniak,Chioma Ubogagu and Abby Erceg.Jessica McDonald on the attack.Monica Hickmann Alves of the Orlando Pride.McCall Zerboni.The Orlando Pride's Kristen Edmonds.Sam Mewis gots a ring on it.Do tell, Aubrey Bledsoe.NWSL. It's a ball.Krieger.Ashley Hatch of the North Carolina Courage.Debinha and Dani Weatherholt.Courage head coach Paul Riley and Jess McDonald.Taylor Smith and Ali Krieger postgame.What are you up to, Courtney Niemiec?Monica Hickmann Alves and Debinha and postgame hugs.

The North Carolina Courage defeated the Orlando Pride, 3-1, to improve to 3-0-0 in the National Women’s Soccer League.

Jessica McDonald opened the scoring in the 6th minute for the Courage. The Pride’s Camila equalized in the 27th minute with a stunner of an unassisted goal.

The Courage went up by one in the 32nd minute when Sam Mewis converted the penalty kick after Laura Alleway was called for a handball in the box.

The Courage added another goal in the 70th minute from Lynn Williams.

Shane Lardinois was on the sidelines to capture all of the action.

 

 

 

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