One is no longer the loneliest number. In fact it was the most popular number in the National Women’s Soccer League this weekend when eight teams netted lone scores. Seattle and Western New York blanked their opponents in 1-0 wins.

More talent may be coming to the NWSL. The news comes following a week of little scoring. FIFAapproved a request by the league June 13, to move the secondary transfer/registration window to June 15 - July 14. The transfer window is the period during the year in which a club can transfer players from other countries. The transfer window of a given football association governs only international transfers into that football association.

Rookies rule

Makenzy Doniak netted the goal against Orlando providing the Flash with their third consecutive victory. The June 11 win also placed them in a tie atop the NWSL with 15 points. Doniak, the 11th player drafted in 2016, connected on a Jessica McDonald pass through the Pride defensive line 4 minutes into the game. Orlando'sJasmyne Spencer had a goal called backoffsides latter in the half. Flash goalkeeper Britt Eckerstrom has not been scored on in her 10-game professional career. She stopped six shots on goal Saturday.

Seattle ended a four-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash June 12. Havana Solaun ripped a shot from just outside the 18 into the bottom left corner of the goal in the 66 minute. The score was assisted by Beverly Yanez. Hope Solo,a U.S. national team member, stopped eight shots on goal.

Portland, owned by the MLS' Portland Timber Peregrine Sports, LLC, extended their unbeaten streak to eight games – in a 1-1 draw against Chicago Sunday. Chicago's (4-1-3, 15 points) unbeaten run sits at seven games The Thorns (3-0-5, 14 points) took the lead in the 25th minute when Christine Sinclairblocked the attempted clearance by Red Star goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, a U.S. national team member, into the back of the net.

Chicago evened the game when 2016 OlympianChristen Press squeezed the ball off the fingertips of the fully extended Adriana Franch. It bounced off the underside of the crossbar. It was Press’ fourth goal of the year. The assist went to assist Alyssa Mautz.

Penalty kicks

Shea Groom struck a hard left-footed shot from the 18-yard box that found the back of the net at the 27th minute to give Kansas City FC a 1-0 lead.Erika Tymrak assisted. Sky Blue's Sarah Killion hammered a penalty kick into the left-side netting to level the count at one apiece three minutes later.

FCKC improved to 1-4-3. Kansas City had Heather O’Reilly and Becky Sauerbrunn backfrom U.S. Women’s National Team duty. A former Soccer great has warned the world's top athletes to skip the Rio Olympics.

Washington keeper Kelsey Wys guessed wrong on a Louise Schillgard penalty kick as Schillgard scored her first NWSL goal. It was the second lossless game in a row for Boston. The Spirit’s Katie Stengalput her club ahead 1-0 two minutes earlier when she scored on a deflection. Boston improved to 1-6-1.

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