Thorns FC appear to be in a mid-season slump as they suffered their second straight loss.
Portland took on the Boston Breakers on Saturday afternoon at JELD-WEN field.
Boston and U.S. Women's National Team forward Sydney Leroux scored a brace in the first half.
She found the net in both the 11th and 38th minutes.
Portland attempted a season high of 20 shots during the match but still couldn't get on the score sheet.
Final score 2-0 Boston.
Thorns head coach Cindy Parlow Cone praised Sydney Leroux's talent:
"[She] is a world class forward, and you just can't give her chances like that, having her turn and run at our defense... she's going to put those [shots] away nine times out of ten."
Despite the loss, Thorns FC are still in second place in the National Women's Soccer League, even though they haven't scored a goal in three matches.
The Thorns will be back in action at JELD-WEN next Sunday when they take on the Western New York Flash.
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