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Chicago Red Stars Take Down the Orlando Pride 4-2



CHICAGO, Ill. (May 22, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars, sparked by the return of Mallory Pugh, took down the Orlando Pride by a score of 4-2.

KEY MOMENTS:

10’ Sarah Griffith receives a ball in the box as Red Stars bounce it around before Griffith finishes it with a beautiful header, her first regular season goal. 21’ Griffith again finds her way into the box, finessing the ball past Orlando’s defense, but the shot is saved by Orlando’s McLeod 25’ Vanessa DiBernardo blasts one towards the goal, but Orlando is able to handle the shot 53’ Bianca St-Georges smashes one into the goal with an assist from Pugh seconds after Pugh attempts her own shot on goal 63’ Pugh’s first regular season goal finds the back of the net with help from Ava Cook, who gets her first regular-season assist 80’ Alyssa Naeher shuts down a penalty shot from Leroux 82’ Orlando’s Turner uses her head to touch one into the goal after a penalty kick 85’ Pugh scores her own rebound from a missed penalty kick 86’ Orlando’s Pruitt answers Pugh’s last goal with one of her own GAME NOTES:

  • Naperville-native Sarah Griffith scored her first NWSL regular-season goal in the first half when she was able to capitalize on a pass from fellow Naperville-native, Vanessa DiBernardo

  • Four minutes into the second half, midfielder Danny Colaprico notched her 10,000 minute as a Red Star. She joins Vanessa DiBernardo and Arin Wright as the only players to reach 10,000 minutes, all with the club

  • The Red Stars pressured the Pride with 55 percent possession, 14 total shots with nine on target (five total and three on target for the pride) and 10 shots inside the box (4 for Orlando)

Next Game

Chicago Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns May 28, 2022, 7:00 p.m. CT at SeatGeek Stadium

Goals by Half

1 2 F

CHI 1 3 4

ORL 0 2 2

Scoring Summary:

CHI: 10’ Griffith (DiBernardo), 53’ St-Georges (Pugh), 63’ Pugh (Cook), 85’ Pugh

ORL: 82’ Turner, 86’ Pruitt

Disciplinary Report

CHI: 81’ Morse yellow card, 89’ Milazzo yellow card, 90+2’ Kowalski yellow card

ORL: 69’ Turner yellow card, 74’ Listro yellow card

Lineup

CHI: Alyssa Naeher, Zoe Morse, Kayla Sharples, Tatumn Milazzo, Bianca St-Georges (Kowalski), Rachel Hill (Aguilera), Danielle Colaprico (Fisher), Vanessa DiBernardo, Yuki Nagasato, Sarah Griffith (Pugh), Ava Cook (Stevens)

ORL: Erin McLeod, Celia Jiménez Delgado (Turner), Megan Montefusco, Toni Pressley (James), Carrie Lawrence, Courtney Petersen, Viviana Villacorta (Cluff), Gunnhildur Jonsdottir (Listro), Leah Pruitt, Sydney Leroux, Darian Jenkins (Kim)