A game between two teams that dwell at the bottom of the WPS standings shouldn’t matter this much. Between them, the Chicago Red Stars and the Atlanta Beat have only managed to six goals thus far. That’s the same combined tally that Marta and Christine Sinclair have totaled.
If this match occurred two weeks ago it probably wouldn’t have mattered at all. In fact, a scoreless draw would have been likely. Chicago would have failed to convert their chances and Atlanta would have had difficulty in creating them. The result would have had