(April 29, 2014) - Each week NWSLsoccer.com will bring you the latest power rankings for all nine teams, see which way your club is trending.
1. (1 – Last Week)
Seattle Reign FC (3-0-0, 9 pts.)
With two games last week, Seattle earned a comfortable six points against the Spirit and Dash. This week, they will try their fortunes on the road Wednesday at Sky Blue FC and Saturday at the Spirit.
Last Game: 3-1 win vs. WAS, 2-0 win vs. HOU
Next Game: 4/30 at SBFC, 5/3 at WAS
Portland Thorns FC (2-0-1=0, 7 pts.)
In front of more than 14,000 fans at home, Portland earned their second win of the season. This week, they will travel to Rochester and face a rested WNY Flash and a now available Abby Wambach.
Last Game: 3-1 win vs. FCKC
Next Game: 5/3 at WNYF
Washington Spirit (2-2-0, 6 pts.)
Following a difficult two-game road trip, the Spirit was able to claim three points and climb up the standings. Whether or not they remain will be seen with a tough test against league-leading Reign FC.
Last Game: 3-1 loss at SRFC, 1-0 win at CRS
Next Game: 5/3 vs. SRFC
Chicago Red Stars (1-1-0, 3 pts.)
The Red Stars were unable to build off their bright start with a tough loss at home against the Spirit. Now, Chicago will look to rebound on the road against FC Kansas City on Wednesday.
Last Game: 1-0 loss vs. WAS
Next Game: 4/30 at FCKC
Boston Breakers (1-2-0, 3 pts.)
With the first win of the season last week, Boston travels to Sky Blue FC for the return leg of their back-to-back games on Saturday. The Breakers will looks to ride Player of the Week Lianne Sanderson and keep SBFC from finding their form at home.
Last Game: 3-2 win vs. SBFC
Next Game: 5/3 at SBFC
Western New York Flash (1-1-0, 3 pts.)
Following a bye week, the Flash returns to action against the Portland Thorns FC on Saturday. While Carli Lloyd sits out the first of her two-game suspension, Western New York will see Abby Wambach return from injury to make her 2014 debut on Saturday.
Last Game: Bye Week
Next Game: 5/3 vs. PTFC
Houston Dash (1-2-0, 3 pts.)
With one of the youngest rosters in the league, Houston will look to defeat FC Kansas City on Saturday in the friendly confines of BBVA Compass Stadium.
Last Game: 2-0 loss at SRFC
Next Game: 5/3 vs. FCKC
Sky Blue FC (0-1-2, 2 pts.)
Sky Blue FC must find a way to put their recent struggle behind them and focus on what is sure to be a difficult week with home games against Seatle and Boston.
Last Game: 3-2 loss at BOS
Next Game: 4/30 vs SRFC, 5/3 vs. BOS
FC Kansas City (0-2-1, 1 pts.)
The struggles continue for FC Kansas City following another difficult loss this time to the Thorns FC. Now, Kansas City must begin to find their best form with a midweek at home against PTFC before heading to Houston on Saturday.
Last Game: 3-1 loss at PTFC
Next Game: 4/30 vs. CRS, 5/3 at HOU