Oklahoma City FC gave up two goals early in the second half to drop a 2-0 decision to Texas Spurs FC Saturday night in a Women’s Premier Soccer League contest.
Julia James headed in a free kick from Sam Perriera at the 48-minute mark to break a scoreless tie and nine minutes later, Chelsea Winbush added an unassisted goal for all the scoring. Oklahoma City FC managed just one shot on goal in the contest
Oklahoma City FC, now 4-2-2, hosts FC Austin Elite Sunday at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Field in Yukon.
FC Dallas broke a 2-2 halftime tie with two second half goals to take a 4-2 win and knock Oklahoma City FC from the unbeaten ranks in Women’s Premier Soccer League action Saturday night
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Meghan McMahon Black put the home team on the board in the fifth minute on a feed by Jaclyn Purvine. Oklahoma City FC took a 2-0 when Pamela Caballeros converted a penalty kick at 39′. That lead held up until 52′ when Houston South Select’s Courtney Chadney-Molero, a Univesity of Tulsa product, scored on a penalty kick. Goalkeeper Jordan Burbank held off Houston South Select from that point, and Oklahoma City FC added two late goals from Kat Mundy and Alissa Jones to seal the victory.
Oklahoma City FC is now 1-0-1 on the season and will remain home to host the Texas Titans at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are five dollars at the gate. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
Goals – Oklahoma City FC – Megan Black 5′ (asst. Jaclyn Purvine), Pamela Caballeros 39′ (PK), Kat Mundy 89′ (asst. Alissa Jones), A. Jones 90+’ (asst. Ashton England)
Houston South Select – Courtney Chadney-Molero 52′ (PK)
Saves- Oklahoma City FC – Jordan Burbank 2
Houston South Select – Madison Raines 2
Defending WPSL regional champions Oklahoma City FC opens the home portion of their WPSL season Saturday and Sunday at Lakeview Field Yukon (872 S. Yukon Parkway). The 2015 Final Four participants take on Houston South Select at 1 p.m. Saturday and Texas Titans at 2 p.m. Sunday. The team opened the WPSL season on the road last weekend with a 0-0 draw against the Texas Spurs.
Oklahoma City FC is competing in the newly formed Southwest Conference, which includes teams from Austin, Dallas, Houston, Nacogdoches and Tulsa. The WPSL is the largest women’s elite amateur league in the world, with more than 100 teams across North America.
Tickets are five dollars at the gate and admission is free for children 12 and under.