NWSL Announces Update on Postponed Portland-Washington Match
September 16, 2021 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) News Release
CHICAGO - The National Women's Soccer League announced today that the Washington Spirit's match against Portland Thorns FC, originally scheduled to be played on September 4, 2021, before being postponed, has been declared a forfeit. Per FIFA guidelines, the game will be recorded as 3-0 in favor of Portland and the Thorns will receive three points in the league standings. The league has also assessed the Washington Spirit a $25,000 fine for breach of the league's medical protocols.
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