NORTH CAROLINA -- The North Carolina Courage are rolling through the NWSL's regular season schedule.

They're currently on a three-game winning streak after suffering their first loss of the season just under a month ago.

Even at this stage, Head Coach Paul Riley is not just speaking up for his first place squad, but he's also calling out the U.S. women's national team for the entire league....

The Courage currently hold a 13-point advantage atop the standings and they're only eight points away from clinching one of the four playoff spots....

They still have eight games remaining on the schedule.

The core of this team is coming off a season where they had the best record during the regular season in 2017, but the new additions for 2018 just might get them to the top of the postseason this year.

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