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Chicago Red Stars Take Down the Dash 2-0



CHICAGO, Ill. (April 2, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars closed out a three-game homestand with a win against the Houston Dash tonight behind a brace from Mallory Pugh.

KEY MOMENTS:

‘13 cross from Pugh finds St-Geroges in the box, but takes a bad bounce over the crossbar

'31 Pugh finds the back of the net after a pass from DiBernardo finds her running toward goal

'41 Stevens finds St-Georges open on the right side, but she sails a shot over the cross bar

'43 Kowalski beats Houston's forward to a ball and clears the danger

‘47 Stevens’ goal gets called back for a hand ball

‘74 Kowalski slides to block an open shot from Houston’s forward

‘82 Passes swing from Wright to St-Georges to an open Pugh who scores GAME NOTES:

  • With her brace tonight, Pugh leads the league with four goals during this Challenge Cup

  • Zoe Morse started her fourth straight match tonight. Her efforts on the backline helped the Red Stars slow Houston’s attack through Nichelle Prince

  • Amanda Kowalski earned her first appearance and start tonight. She joins Mikenna McManus as the second Red Stars rookie to earn her first appearance and start this week. Sarah Griffith and Ava Cook also made their first starts during this three-game homestand

Next Game

Chicago Red Stars vs Racing Louisville FC April 16, 2022, 6:30 p.m. CT at Lynn Family Stadium

Goals by Half 1 2 F

CHI 1 1 2

LOU 0 0 0

Scoring Summary:

CHI: ‘31 Mallory Pugh, ‘82 Pugh

HOU:

Disciplinary Report

CHI: ‘6 Bianca St-Georges

Lineup

CHI: Alyssa Naeher, Zoe Morse, Amanda Kowalski, Tatumn Milazzo, Morgan Gautrat, Danielle Colaprico, Vanessa DiBernardo, Arin Wright, Bianca St-Gerorges (Alyssa Mautz), Mallory Pugh (Sarah Griffith), Ella Stevens (Ava Cook)

HOU: Jane Campbell, Allysha Chapman (Elizabeth Eddy), Katie Naughton, Julia Ashley, Haley Hanson, Sophie Schmidt, Marissa Viggiano, Bri Visalli (Kelcie Hedge), Maria Sanchez (Makamae Gomera-Stevens), Nichelle Prince (Shea Groom), Rachel Daly (Michaela Abam)