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Chicago Red Stars Tie North Carolina Courage 2-2



CHICAGO, Ill. (July 10, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars come back to tie the North Carolina Courage 2-2 thanks to late goals from Sarah Griffith and Amanda Kowalski. The Red Stars are now unbeaten in nine matches.

KEY MOMENTS:

20’ DiBernardo takes a shot on goal from outside the box, but the shot is blocked by the Courage’s keeper

22’ North Carolina finds their way through the Red Stars defense to send the ball to the back of the net

27’ DiBernardo finds another opportunity right after Hill fires towards the goal but it hits the crossbar

34’ Emily Boyd makes the save after the Courage find the opportunity to try to score

48’ The Red Stars defense lets up and North Carolina scores

60’ A Red Stars breakaway is thwarted and Chicago remains scoreless

91’ After spending most of the second half near North Carolina’s net, Sarah Griffith chips the ball over the Courage’s keeper for the Red Stars’ first goal

93’ Colaprico takes one last corner kick for the Red Stars and finds Kowalski in the box who puts her head on it and ties the match GAME NOTES:

  • It took almost the full 90 minutes to score, but the Red Stars kept their foot on the gas the whole match, taking 19 shots, with 12 coming from inside the box

  • DiBernardo once again made her presence felt in the match, ranking in the top five Red Stars in shots (3), completed passes in the final third (22) and recoveries (10)

  • Coming in off the bench, Sarah Griffith had an electric second half. Griffith scored Chicago’s first goal chipping it over the Courage’s keeper and ended the match leading both teams in expected goals (1.03)

Next Game

Houston Dash vs. Chicago Red Stars July 16, 2022, 7:30 p.m. CT at PNC Stadium

Goals by Half

1 2 F

CHI 0 2 2

NCC 1 1 2

Scoring Summary:

CHI: 91’ Griffith, 92’ Kowalski (Colaprico)

NCC: 22’ C. Pickett (Speck), 48’ Ratcliffe (Mathias),

Disciplinary Report

CHI:

NCC: 63’ Daniels, 78’ Baucom

Lineup

CHI: Emily Boyd, Zoe Morse, Amanda Kowalski, Tatumn Milazzo, Vanessa DiBernardo, Danielle Colaprico, Samantha Fisher (Griffith), Rachel Hill (Aguilera), Yuki Nagasato, Sarah Luebbert(Wright), Ella Stevens (Cook)

NCC: Rowland, Kurtz, Daniels (Bowen), Mathias, Berkley (K. Pickett), Erceg, C. Pickett, Pinto (Williams), Speck, Ratcliffe (Baucom), Tagliaferri (Baisden)