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KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Portland Thorns beat FC Kansas City Saturday 3-2, sending them to the NWSL championship game Saturday.

The Thorns battled back from a 0-2 deficit in the first half, tied the game 2-2 at the end of regulation and scored the winning goal in the first 15 minutes of overtime.

Midfielder Allie Long scored the game-winner in the 103rd minute.

The Thorns will face the Western New York Flash in the NWSL championship game on Saturday, Aug. 31.

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