Portland Thorns Run Over Kansas City Current 4–1 In NWSL’s Match of the Week

Justin Horneker
5 min readApr 1, 2023

It was a beautiful day from Kansas as the KC Current attempted to avenge last season’s final loss to Portland. It was a loss that clearly stung the organization, the refrain of

“They did not take losing the final well”

Resonated all offseason long.

The Current were facing an uphill battle though, while the injury list is finally starting to thin out, week one saw the club without eight potential starters — including offseason prize, Debinha. A tough…