Megan Rapinoe scores a goal and adds an assist for the Reign, which clinches the NWSL Shield for best regular-season record.
Megan Rapinoe had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Reign FC cruised past the Boston Breakers, 3-1, in a NWSL match Wednesday night at Memorial Stadium.
The Reign (12-3-3, 39 points) now leads the NWSL standings by 10 points over second-place Chicago. With the victory, the Reign clinched the NWSL Shield — awarded to the team with the best regular-season record.
Rapinoe gave the Reign a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute. Kendal Fletcher made it 2-0 in the 33rd minute and Kim Little scored the Reign’s final goal off Rapinoe’s assist in the 56th minute.
Maddy Evans helped Boston, which dropped to a league-worst 4-12-3, avoid a shutout with a goal in the 88th minute.
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