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The Red Stars have the week off thanks to the June international window, and it’s been something of a quiet period for the team. However, they have four players in action in international duty, and a bit of team news themselves, so here’s a bit of a round-up as we get ready to see the Red Stars again against Gotham…...

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We’re pivoting from our original show plans this morning, and are having more of an open chat between our hosts Sandra Herrera and Claire Watkins, to process the Supreme Court decision to reverse Roe v. Wade, news certainly relevant to any angle of women’s soccer coverage. We also close the episode out with a little Chicago Red Stars specific talk. Watch on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x5nUzSz9Lg

We’ve finally reached the June international break, and the Red Stars currently sit in third on the NWSL table with 16 points in nine games played. The team isn’t quite halfway through the regular season yet, but by all expectations, they’ve done very well. 2021 MVP finalist Mallory Pugh is once again a frontrunner for individual awards, with six goals...

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Mallory Pugh’s scoring streak continues, and the Red Stars grinded out a 1-0 win over the Orlando Pride on the weekend, extending their unbeaten streak to six games. They have one more match before the international break, and they’re once again going to have to rely on the bench. Join Claire Watkins alongside Emily and Lesley of Gal Pal Sports as they break it down on the CHGO Red Stars Podcast. Watch on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBg9-E19RYA

The Chicago Red Stars have made it through a grueling five-game stretch without a loss, extending their current unbeaten streak to six games out of the first eight of their season, with a record of 4-1-3 to sit tied alongside the San Diego Wave atop the NWSL table with 15 points. It’s a brilliant start to the season by any...

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Mallory Pugh led the team to a big win over OL Reign on the weekend, and the defense held firm on Wednesday in a 0-0 draw against the Washington Spirit. The Red Stars have almost survived the most difficult part of their season – can they make it six straight without a loss against Orlando? Sandra Herrera and Claire Watkins talk through it all on the CHGO Red Stars Podcast Watch on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OslQKOgbMZ4

The team's current five-game stretch has been a mostly successful battle.

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The Red Stars had two games this week, one a 2-2 draw against the Portland Thorns and the other a 1-1 draw against the Washington Spirit. Chicago is showing serious signs of life in the middle of a busy week, but should we think of these results as points earned, or points dropped? Sandra Herrera and Claire Watkins break it down. Watch on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUlxTCpGHY8

Chicago has a tough five-game stretch ahead of itself, but recent play gives reason for optimism.

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Mallory Pugh and The Chicago Red Stars got their biggest win of the young season in a comprehensive takedown of the Orlando Pride. Sandra Herrera and Claire Watkins are here to talk through young players taking steps forward, with the help of a superstar. However, facing Portland this upcoming Saturday presents a new challenge Watch on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA6J3cKMs5Y

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