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Chicago Red Stars Tie Against Washington Spirit 0-0



CHICAGO, Ill. (June 8, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars played a hard fought, chippy match against the Washington Spirit, and were able to walk away with one point in the standings with a 0-0 draw.

KEY MOMENTS:

4’ Mallory Pugh makes a deep run into Washington’s territory off of a clearance pass from Alyssa Naeher that ends in a corner kick for the Red Stars

9’ Sarah Luebbert is able to make a run into the Spirit’s box to take a shot, but Kingsbury is able to get her gloves on the shot

14’ Luebbert rebounds a deflected cross outside the Spirit’s 18-yard box, takes a shot that goes just over the cross bar

34’ Rachel Hill heads a shot toward the Washington goal off of a Pugh free kick, but the ball hits the post and goes out for a goal kick

48’ The Spirit put a dangerous header toward the Red Stars’ goal but quick reflexes from Naeher keeps the ball out of the net


GAME NOTES:


  • In what felt like an evenly fought match, the Red Stars were outshot by Washington 13 to 8, but the Red Stars were able to get the ball in front of the net with better accuracy getting 5 shots on target to Washington’s 3. Both teams tied with 6 shots from inside the box

  • Showing true Chicago grit, Vanessa DiBernardo and Colaprico commanded the middle of the field for the Red Stars, both ranking first and second respectfully in recoveries and in the top 5 in completed passes.

  • Naeher, along with the backline of Milazzo, Morse and Sharples, put up another impressive performance withstanding a strong Washington attacking front and winning possession 25 times throughout the match

Next Game

Chicago Red Stars vs. Orlando Pride June 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m. CT at SeatGeek Stadium

Goals by Half

1 2 F

CHI 0 0 0

WAS 0 0 0

Scoring Summary:

CHI:

WAS:

Disciplinary Report

CHI: 65’ Ava Cook (Yellow Card)

WAS: ‘23 Emily Sonnett (Yellow Card), 44’ Taylor Aylmer (Yellow Card), 75’ Trinity Rodman (Yellow Card)

Lineup

CHI: Alyssa Naeher, Tatumn Milazzo, Kayla Sharples, Zoe Morse, Vanessa DiBernardo, Danielle Colaprico, Sarah Luebbert (Aguilera), Yuki Nagasato (Fisher), Mallory Pugh, Rachel Hill (Mautz), Ella Stevens (Cook)

WAS: Aubrey Kingsbury, Sam Staab, Karina Rodriguez (Biegalski), Emily Sonnett, Anna, Heilferty, Taylor Aylmer (Sanchez), Bayley Feist, Julia Rodder, Morgon Goff (Harding), Maddie Elwell (Rodman), Ashley Hatch