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Five things about the Washington Spirit’s confident win over Racing Louisville

The Washington Spirit controlled Saturday’s home game against Racing Louisville more or less from start to finish en route to a confident 3-0 win. It was important for Washington to avoid slipping up against a struggling Racing side that had played them close earlier this year, and the Spirit paired a comprehensive, high-end performance all over the field with goals at crucial moments.

Naturally it left us with a lot of thoughts, so me (hi, it’s Jason) and André got to typing those thoughts and putting them on the internet. Here we go:

Players first

Aubrey Bledsoe and Ashley Hatch spoke to the media after the game, and with the major focus in the NWSL very much about the abuse and systemic failures that seem to be present around every corner, the questions were not about events in the game, but rather focused off the field.