– TICKETS: Washington Spirit vs. Chicago Red Stars | April 28 –
Boyds, MD (April 26, 2018) – The Washington Spirit returns home on Saturday, April 28 to host the Chicago Red Stars at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. [TICKETS]
Continue reading for a look at some of the most notable statistics heading into the Spirit’s first of two home games against Chicago during the 2018 regular season.
6 – Goals scored by the 3rd-ranked Spirit attack
Washington’s offense has found the net at least once in every game this season, and the club is tied for third in both total goals (6) and goals per game (1.5).
26 – Aubrey Bledsoe’s league-leading save total
Bledsoe’s 26 saves this season is exactly double the next-leading NWSL goalkeeper. The 26-year-old Cincinnati native has earned an NWSL Save of the Week nomination in each of the first four weeks of the regular season, and won the award for the first time in Week 4.
2 – Francisca Ordega’s current scoring streak
The Nigerian international forward has found the back of the net in each of Washington’s past two games, including a vital first half strike in the club’s 1-1 draw on the road last Friday night against Portland Thorns FC.
16 – Interceptions by Caprice Dydasco, leading the team
Dydasco has played every minute this season through four games on the Spirit back line, and has intercepted an average of four passes by opposing players.
20 – Shots on target for Washington, tied for 2nd in the NWSL
The revamped Spirit attack has racked up 38 total shots, 20 of which have been on target through four games. Washington’s 52.6 percent shooting accuracy is good for third in the NWSL.