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Chicago Red Stars Draw Racing Louisville FC 1-1



CHICAGO, Ill. (April 16, 2022) - Arlington Heights native, Amanda Kowalski, scored the Chicago Red Stars’ lone goal tonight as the team tied Racing Louisville FC 1-1. The team now stands in second place in the central division and faces a win-and-in scenario against Kansas City next week for the Challenge Cup semifinals.

KEY MOMENTS:

‘6 Mallory Pugh takes a shot that deflects to Amanda Kowalski who puts it in the back of the net

‘42 a quick shot toward the Red Stars goal is scooped up by Alyssa Naeher

‘57 DiBernardo’s cross finds Wright who takes a shot, but it’s stopped by Louisville

‘58 Kizer goes on a run that ends with a shot that lands safely in Naeher’s hands

‘76 Louisville’s Ekic scores off a free kick attempt GAME NOTES:

  • Kowalski scored her first NWSL Challenge Cup goal in only her second game as a starter

  • DiBernardo led the team in passes (47), completed passes in the final third (16) and touches (80)

  • The Red Stars defense stood strong against a barrage of shots from Louisville, only allowing 4 of the 13 shots on target.

Next Game

Chicago Red Stars at Kansas City Current April 24, 2022, 4:00 p.m. CT at Children's Mercy Park

Goals by Half 1 2 F

CHI 1 0 1

LOU 0 1 1

Scoring Summary:

CHI: ‘6 Amanda Kowalski,

LOU: ‘75 Emina Ekic

Disciplinary Report

CHI: ‘50 Danielle Colaprico yellow card, ‘74 Vanessa DiBernardo yellow card, ‘84 Ava Cook yellow card

LOU: ‘27 Freja Olofsson yellow card

Lineup

CHI: Alyssa Naeher, Tatumn Milazzo, Kayla Sharples, Zoe Morse, Amanda Kowalski (Alyssa Mautz), Arin Wright, Danielle Colaprico, Vanessa DiBernardo, Mallory Pugh (Sarah Griffith), Yuki Nagasato, Ava Cook (Jill Aguilera)

LOU: Katie Lund, Emily Fox, Gemma Bonner, Julia Lester, Addisyn Merrick (Ebony Salmon), Jaelin Howell (Savannah DeMelo), Freja Olofsson, Cece Kizer, Lauren Milliet, Kirsten Davis (Emina Ekic), Jess McDonald