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We're now past the 3/4ths point of the season.

Which are the three most disappointing/under-performing teams thus far?

I'm going with KC, OLR, and HOU.

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Aug 28, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

ACFC just did us a solid, beating Reign 2-1. If Reign had won they'd have been in the slavering pack two points back of us.

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Playoff Race at End of Week 17:

POR 29/17 +14

NC 27/17 +7

SD 27/17 +5

NJY 26/17 +2

WAS 26/17 +1

OLR 24/17 +3

ORL 22/17 -2

LOU 21/17 +3

ACFC 21/17 -4

HOU 20/17 -2

KC 19/17 -8

CHI 17/17 -19

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Aug 28, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

Pinoe on the spot. Any chance she misses two in a row?

Sure.... where the hell was that against Sweden, Megan???

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Aug 28, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

Everything that's wrong with ACFCNFT....

Eva Longoria banging the drums and singing is a selfie video opportunity for the woman next to her who's wearing oversized sunglasses.

So hard to cheer for ACFCNFT, but tonight I must.

(It was Tracee Ellis Ross from "Black-ish" and "Girlfriends," who is the daughter of Diana Ross. Go F#%k yourselves, ACFCNFT!)

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Mandy Henry might get some PT tonight. That's gonna be weird.

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Aug 28, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

Lol Harvey benching PTJ for no apparent reason and getting burned for it twice over is somewhat soothing my residual rage.

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Aug 28, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

Didn't Dunn have a legit PK shout around the 85th minute? She had just won the ball in the box and was setting off toward goal when it looked like she was tripped. Did she just slip or something?

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Did y'all just see that PK that Ol Reign should've just gotten?! Clear, As. Day. PK. ANd not even looked at?!?!

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ACFC match handball looked worse than Menges. No call.

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 28, 2023

Not quite sure why it was said Hina specifically needed to be worked in super slowly over the next couple weeks. She came on and immediately looked the best player on the pitch...

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 27, 2023

Playoff Race (going into last match of the weekend):

POR 29/17 +14

NC 27/17 +7

SD 27/17 +5

NJY 26/17 +2

WAS 26/17 +1

OLR 24/16 +4

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Sounds like things got exciting after the hour…but not so much in a good way.

Well…I’ll take a look in a bit.

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Surprised Stengel is still with Gotham and hasn't yet headed back to England. Hmmm....

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 27, 2023

So here's the rule:

"Touches the ball with their hand/arm when it has made their body unnaturally bigger. A player is considered to have made their body unnaturally bigger when the position of their hand/arm is not a consequence of, or justifiable by, the player’s body movement for that specific situation. By having their hand/arm in such a position, the player takes a risk of their hand/arm being hit by the ball and being penalised"

Menges' position is totally natural. Bad call.

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Coffey in the postmatch interview is clearly pissed about the handball call.

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 27, 2023

Loovull is helping us out so far. 0-0 against Gotham in 80th.

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So apparently the new handball law doesn't exempt foot-hand handballs anymore. Still brutally harsh.

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I guess the referee determined Menges never touched the ball with her foot. That's the only way the call makes any sense.

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Two points stolen. Ref should be sanctioned for that incompetency.

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Unbelievable theft of two points. I just don't understand how the referee did that. It sheds no glory on the VAR official either. Embarrassing.

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Grand theft 2 points. Thanks Team Fuschia. Hope Soph is OK.

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I know I said I'd be happy with a draw, but this hurts. After getting the lead we played well enough to hold it for all 3.

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Unfortunate if Soph has an injury as well, because Hatch is right behind her for the golden boot. How many are damn PK's? I feel like I've seen her given at least 3 this season.

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We had two unfortunate handball calls today, on two of our most veteran players. Go figure.

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Yeah, to me that's the wrong call. It's a call you make if you're afraid of the reaction after all that time reviewing it.

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Unfortunately Bella isn't known for her PK saves.

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That is legitimately one of the worst calls ive ever seen

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Shuddup Sanderson

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Well, shit.

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Yeah, just theft of 2 points

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That's a travesty.

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Straight up theft.

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Someone tell me what handball critera that meets. Absolute bullshit

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So dumb

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Bullshit call.

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That's terrible. How on earth can he make that call.

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 27, 2023

If it's not clear and obvious...it was off her damn foot! Still, NWSL refs will call that I think...

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No chance, you can't call that! Comes off her foot!

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Came off her foot. Shouldn't be a handball.

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Uffff are you kidding.

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Nally with the football tackle in the box.

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Take it to a corner gals. WHAT WOULD BECKY SAUERBRUNN DO/SAY

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Just hoping for the win here so we can see Parsons's demeanor afterward.

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I like Ricketts, just a total jitterbug

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Hina is feeling it. Immediate impact from her. I missed her so much!

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Porter has to win that 50-50

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Nally's not good, but her first touch, passing, and hustle are all superior to what I've seen from Hubs over this summer.

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So how much stoppage time, when we get to it? 5 minutes? Longer because of all the subs and the hydration break? I fear a goal at the death in extended stoppage time.

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Aug 27, 2023·edited Aug 27, 2023

Can't believe Parsons is running Rodman and Sullivan this much. They just returned to training this week.

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