The Challenge Cup is back for OL Reign tonight as they open at home against the Houston Dash. The Dash are coming off a scoreless draw a week ago against the Chicago Red Stars and need to earn three points here if they hope to challenge Portland’s current first place standing in the west region.
Last week, we saw the defense hold strong against Chicago’s attack, while the offense stalled. Can we expect a positive change? Here are three things to watch.
Right Side Strong Side
When Allysha Chapman is on the field, the Dash backline is one of the strongest in the league.