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In its return home, Washington Spirit routs Racing Louisville to move into NWSL playoff position

After the reckoning within the NWSL postponed all scheduled games last weekend before an emotional midweek return Wednesday, the Washington Spirit’s match Saturday night fell a bit closer to routine — even if the upheaval inside the organization hung over Audi Field.

A sign reading “Sell The Team, Steve” was draped behind one goal, and another that read “BALDWIN OUT” hung at the other end, calling for managing partner Steve Baldwin to sell his stake in the team amid allegations of abuse within the franchise.

It’s unclear if change at the top is coming, but the on-field product was impressive as the Spirit delivered a crisp performance in a critical 3-0 win over Racing Louisville.