The Red Stars blow into town, to face the red hot Courage at 6-2-4 including a 5 game undefeated streak, leading the league in goals, assists, goal differential, shots & shots on goal, very offensive numbers. This marquee match will be shown on ESPN2 with 14 players on either side from the just completed World Cup , this is their 3rd meet this year one a tie, the other a 3-1 Red Star victory. Last game, NC beat the Reign 2-0, July 13 with Lynn WIlliams getting the opening goal at 22', as Kristen Hamilton put the ball into her at her feet, for her 5th of the year. Debhina from the Brazil WNT had the last one at 55', as she took the assist from Merritt Mathias served in an arching ball. Merritt is tied with Lynn & Jaelene Kinckle for the team lead and 2 other for the NWSL lead with 4 assists each. Chicago last played the Dash, downing them 1-0, the game winner coming in before 11' from Katie Johnson.