August 21, the Boston Breakers (8-7-5) fell 3-2 to the Atlanta Beat (5-10-5) at Veterans Stadium in New Britain, Connecticut, but still remain in third place in the WPS standings and focused on the playoffs. The Breakers gave away three goals to the Beat before rebounding in the final minutes. Lori Chalupny scored unassisted in the 11th minute and Eniola Aluko scored a brace in the 66th and 73rd minutes, first assisted by Angie Kerr and then unassisted, for her eighth and ninth goals of the season. Lindsay Tarplay scored for the Breakers in the 87th minute and Kristine Lilly scored in injury time.

Boston Breakers (8-7-5) vs. Atlanta Beat (5-10-5)
Saturday, August 21, 2010 — Veterans Stadium


ATL: Lori Chalupny 3 (Unassisted) 11′
ATL: Eniola Aluko 8 (Unassisted) 66′
ATL: Eniola Aluko 9 (Angie Kerr) 73′
BOS: Lindsay Tarpley 3 (Unassisted) 87′
BOS: Kristine Lilly 2 (Unassisted) 90+

BOSTON BREAKERS — Alyssa Naeher, Amy LePeilbet, Kasey Moore, Stephanie Cox (Liz Bogus, 79′), Fabiana, Kristine Lilly, Taryn Hemmings, Lindsay Tarpley, Chioma Igwe (Laura del Rio, 62′), Lauren Cheney, Jordan Angeli

Substitutes Not Used: Allison Lipsher, Ashley Phillips, Analisa Marquez

ATLANTA BEAT — Hope Solo, McCall Zerboni, Kia McNeill, Tina Ellertson, Leigh Ann Robinson, Angie Kerr, Lori Chalupny, Aya Miyama (Carolyn Blank, 85′), Stacy Bishop, Monica Ocampo (Eniola Aluko, 46′), Mami Yamaguchi (Ramona Bachmann, 58′)

Substitutes Not Used: Kaley Fountain, Brett Maron


Shots 10 9
Shots on Goal 8 5
Fouls 3 7
Offsides 2 8
Corner Kicks 8 7
Saves 2 6

Referee: Ted Unkel
Referee Assistants: Kristen Schiereck, Russell Wolf
4th Official: Daniel Hristov
Attendance: 4071

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