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Philadelphia Independence vs. Washington Freedom in photos

The Philadelphia Independence’s 1-0 win Sunday against the Washington Freedom pushes them on in the playoffs. They play the Boston Breakers Thursday night. Here are some photos from Sunday’s game. (Click on the photo for a full-size photo.)

The Independence's first playoff game was well attended.

Sarah Huffman doing everything she can to slowdown Christina DiMartino

Lianne Sanderson getting into the mix

Val Henderson keeping the ball out of the net

Lori Linsey getting good position on the ball

Danesha Adams with a shot in the second half

Christina DiMartino covered a lot of ground in the midfield

How close can you get without actually going in the net?

Coach Paul Riley and Amy Rodriguez before the start of overtime.

Sebastien Le Toux of the Philadelphia Union came out to support the Independence.

Jen Buczkowski cuts back around Lene Mykjaland

Caroline Seger and Nikki Marshall working down the sideline

Val Henderson recorded the playoff shutout.

Holmfridur Magnusdottir takes the ball off of Nikki Marshall

Amy Rodriguez had a couple of nice shots during the match.

Independence won their first playoff match of the 2010 inaugural season

Amy Rodriguez watches her game winning goal hit the net.

Independence celebrate Amy Rodriguez's overtime winning goal.

Young fans lineup after every game to get player autograph.

Photo essay by Paul Rudderow

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