Portland Thorns Advance To 2017 NWSL Final Against Western New York Flash

Orlando, FL - After winning the semifinal game against the North Carolina Courage, the Portland Thorns advanced to the 2017 NWSL Final against the 2016 NWSL Champion Western New York Flash as the battle for supremacy in NWSL comes down to one game.

You can't lose the championship if you don't exist.

You can't lose the championship if you don't exist.

"There's no better way to end the season than to defeat the former champions," stated Thorns head coach Mark Parsons. "We are excited to defeat the Flash.... er... Courage so that we can face the Flash.... again... for the second time? Anyway, I'm excited for the chance to win a second championship for Portland."

After defeating Paul Riley and the Courage, the Thorns are excited to take on Paul Riley and the Flash with a chance to cement their legacy as the first two time champion of the league.

"We are excited," stated Thorns midfielder Allie Long. "Very excited."

The Nutmeg News will have more on this as Thorns fans get ready for playing the Flash, again again.