The Philadelphia Independence head to Rochester to take on the Western New York Flash. The Flash feature Women's Player of the Year Marta and Alex Morgan, a young, but integral part of the United States Women's National Team's (USWNT) run in the 2011 World Cup.
TV: 4 pm EST, Comcast SportsNet (regionally)
Weather in upstate New York will not affect the game, as Hurricane Irene's reach is not that far (yet). There should be no stoppages due to rain or wind during the match because the Independence and the Flash.
From Jeff Kassouf of Equalizer Soccer and SI.com, via Twitter:
WNY Starters: Harris, Riley, Chapman, Engen, Moros, Seger, Edwards, Bock, Marta, Sinclair, Morgan #WPS
Philly Starters: Barnhart, Robinson, Krzysik, McNeill, Johnson, Buczkowski DiMartino, Farrelly, Boquete, Kai, Rodriguez #WPS
For some light reading before the game:
Kerith Gabriel, Philly.com/Daily News: Independence will try to contain Marta in title game
Bill Iezzi, Philly.com: Independence Preview