Woldmoe scores two, Johnson secures 3-0 home victory against Kansas City
CHICAGO, Ill. (August 28, 2021) - Sarah Woldmoe scored a brace and Katie Johnson added another to give Chicago a 3-0 victory over Kansas City Saturday, August 28.
36’ - Sarah Woldmoe scores a header from Mal Pugh’s corner kick to give Chicago the opening goal
62’ - Woldmoe finds the ball in the box after a scramble and slots the ball into the back of the net for her second goal of the game.
81’ - Kealia Watt sends a cross into the box, which find Katie Johnson who heads it in to give Chicago their third goal of the game
Sarah Woldmoe’s performance tonight was one that earned her an emphatic Player of the Match. Woldmoe scored twice, once in the 36th minute and her second coming in the 62nd minute. She would also finish with 56 touches, a perfect percentage for duels won, two tackles, three interceptions, won back possession eight times (a team lead), and 40 total passes
Cassie Miller held down her end of the field, helping the Red Stars earn a clean sheet at home. Miller would finish the game five saves and a punch en route to helping the team’s defensive performance.
Tierna Davidson and Casey Krueger made their return to SeatGeek Stadium Saturday night, playing integral roles in the Red Stars defense during their clean sheet performance. Krueger finished with two tackles and one clearance, an interception and a block. Davidson finished the game tied with the team lead in clearances with three, as well as adding in an interception.
The Red Stars travel to take on Gotham FC on Saturday, September 4, at 6:00 pm CT.
Chicago Red Stars vs Kansas City
August 28, 2021
SeatGeek Stadium (Bridgeview, IL)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
Chicago Red Stars 1 2 3 Kansas City 0 0 0
Goal Summary: CHI: Woldmoe 36’ (Pugh), 62’, Johnson 81’ (Watt) Disciplinary Report: CHI: Woldmoe 89’ (yellow) KC:
Lineup KC: GK Franch, D Edmonds, D Bowen (Weber 45’), D Ball, D K. Pickett, M LaBonta (Silva 72’), M Scott (Vincent 45’), M McCain (Logarzo 59’), M V. Pickett, F Jenkins, F Hamilton (Mace 45’)
CHI: GK Miller, D Krueger, D Gorden, D Davidson, D Wright, M Woldmoe, M Gautrat , F Johnson (Stanton 84’) , F Pugh (Doniak 80’), F Hill (Mautz 73’), F Watt (Stevens 83’)