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Coming off their 1-1 draw with OL Reign Wednesday night, Thorns FC's quest for trophies continues this weekend when they travel to face the Houston Dash on Sunday (4pm PT, Paramount+). Learn how Portland could clinch the NWSL Shield this weekend – awarded to the team with the most regular season points – and also clinch a top two spot in the NWSL Playoffs.

PORTLAND CLINCHES THE NWSL SHIELD WITH:

  • An OL Reign loss to the Washington Spirit on Saturday

AND

  • A Portland win against the Houston Dash on Sunday

PORTLAND CLINCHES A TOP-TWO SPOT AND FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF BY WITH

  • A Gotham FC loss or draw to the North Carolina Courage on Sunday.

OR

  • A Portland draw or win against the Houston Dash on Sunday.