2011 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs

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The Independence (gray) and the Flash (red/white) are recognized after the championship game

The 2011 WPS Playoffs were the postseason to Women's Professional Soccer's 2011 Season, which started on August 17 and culminated on August 27 at Sahlen's Stadium in Rochester, New York.

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
Head-to-head
1 Western New York Flash (A) 18 13 3 2 40 18 +22 42 2011 WPS Championship
2 Philadelphia Independence (A) 18 11 3 4 31 18 +13 36 2011 WPS Super Semifinal
3 magicJack (A) 18 9 2 7 29 29 0 0281 2011 WPS Playoffs
4 Boston Breakers (A) 18 5 4 9 19 24 −5 19 BOS: 7 pts
SKY: 4 pt
5 Sky Blue FC 18 5 4 9 24 29 −5 19
6 Atlanta Beat 18 1 4 13 7 32 −25 7

Source: WPS official standings
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(P) = WPS Premiership (best regular season record); (A) = Advances to 2011 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the WPS Playoffs, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff-contention.
1 - magicJack were deducted a point for various league violations.[1]

Bracket[edit]

  First Round Super Semifinal WPS Final
                           
    1  Western New York Flash 1(5)
    2  Philadelphia Independence 2     2  Philadelphia Independence 1(4)
3  magicJack 3     3  magicJack 0  
4  Boston Breakers 1

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

August 17, 2011
7:30 pm EDT
magicJack 3 – 1 Boston Breakers
Wambach Goal 6', Goal 57' (pen)
Rapinoe Goal 61'
Buehler Booked 17'
Winters Goal 31', Booked 81'
Hemmings Booked 35'
FAU Soccer Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Attendance: 2,075
Referee: Christina Ibanez

Super Semifinal[edit]

August 20, 2011
4:00 PM EDT
Philadelphia Independence 2 – 0 magicJack
Kai Goal 46'
Rodriguez Goal 81'
Rampone Booked 12'
Wambach Booked 86'
PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 5,410
Referee: Ted Unkel

WPS Championship[edit]

August 27, 2011
4:00 PM EDT
Western New York Flash 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Philadelphia Independence
Edwards Booked 25'
Sinclair Goal 64'
Goebel Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 96', 108'
Marta Booked 103'
Rodriguez Goal 88', Booked 90+3'
  Penalties  
Marta Penalty scored
Sinclair Penalty scored
Zerboni Penalty scored
Seger Penalty scored
Averbuch Penalty scored
5 – 4 Penalty scored Sanderson
Penalty scored Adams
Penalty scored Robinson
Penalty scored Boquete
Penalty missed del Rio
Sahlen's Stadium, Rochester, New York
Attendance: 10,461
Referee: Kari Seitz

Media coverage[edit]

The First Round will be viewable on Fox Soccer Channel with the others on Fox Sports Net; all will be simultaneously webcast on the WPS website.

Notes and references[edit]

See also[edit]