Alex Morgan scored a late aim for San Diego (3-3-0, 9 factors), which misplaced its second straight match.
Washington dominated, outshooting the Wave 15-4 whereas halting a two-match NWSL winless stretch. The Spirit put 10 pictures on track to only three for San Diego.
Rodman broke a scoreless tie when she scored within the fifty fifth minute. The tally was arrange by Sanchez’s lengthy go.
San Diego’s Christen Westphal missed on her sliding try on the ball, leaving Rodman alone with Sheridan. Rodman’s right-footed shot went simply to the left of Sheridan for her third aim of the marketing campaign.
Fifteen minutes later, Rodman made a long term down the left flank and despatched a cross towards the center to a streaking Sanchez, who despatched a left-footed shot excessive into the web to make it 2-0.
The Spirit added on within the 79th minute when Sam Staab took a nook kick and despatched it into the field. Metayer was positioned proper in entrance of the web and simply headed it in.
San Diego averted the shutout within the ninetieth minute. Belle Briede ripped a left-footed shot that Kingsbury blocked however Morgan was proper there to knock it in along with her left foot.
San Diego’s first scoring probability of the sport occurred within the first minute of the second half when Morgan despatched a right-footed, close-range blast on web that Kingsbury knocked away.
Washington managed play within the first half and outshot San Diego 9-2. The Spirit put seven pictures on track and Wave had only one.
Sanchez had a stable try within the twenty second minute after receiving a go from Rodman. However Sanchez despatched her right-footed shot good of the web.
San Diego lastly acquired a shot off within the thirty fifth minute however Sofia Jakobsson‘s right-footer was saved by Kingsbury.