Freedom to face Courage for title

August 18, 2002
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Monica Gerardo scored in the 80th minute to send the Washington Freedom to the WUSA title game with a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Charge on Saturday.

The Freedom will play the Carolina Courage in the Founders Cup game next week. The Courage defeated the Atlanta Beat 2-1 in overtime in the other semifinal.

Gerardo, a second-half substitute, was unmarked in the penalty area when she took a pass from Jacqui Little and sent a left-footed shot into the net ...

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