Utah Royals FC vs. Seattle Reign FC Live Stream/Sep 18, 2019
CHICAGO – For the first run through in 2018, the Red Stars will make a trip to Rio Tinto Stadium to take on the most current expansion to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), Utah Royals FC on Saturday, April 14. The match will be communicated live as Lifetime’s Game of the Week at 2:30 p.m. CT.
In the initial two weeks of play, Utah presently can’t seem to create their first triumph as the newcomer to the association, drawing against Orlando (1-1) and Houston (0-0).
In the season opener against Orlando, Utah Royals FC scored the soonest objective of the period up until this point, as Gunnhildur Yrsa Jonsdottir counted in the third moment of play. Regardless of Utah’s solid, early execution, Orlando evened out almost 20 minutes after the fact with an extra shot from Marta. Those first-half objectives would be the main two counts of the match.
The following week, Utah finished a scoreless match against Houston. Regardless of Utah Royals’ six shots on objective to the Dash’s zero and over 65% belonging, nobody had the option to beat the attendant to indent the triumph.
Recently situated in Kansas City, Utah Royals FC is driven by double cross NWSL Coach of the Year and previous Seattle Reign FC mentor, Laura Harvey. Under new administration, the program had experienced various changes.
Including profundity in the backline, Utah exchanged for U.S. Ladies’ National Team safeguard Kelley O’Hara, joining three-time NWSL Defender of the Year and WNT skipper, Becky Sauerbrunn. The group likewise picked up goalkeeper Abby Smith during the Dispersal Draft, who has played in the net during the two matches this season. Without the striking power of Sydney Leroux (exchange: Orlando) in advance, Utah included Icelandic midfielder Jonsdottir and Boston forward Katie Stengel.
Last season when playing as FC Kansas City, Chicago completed with a 1-1-1 record. During the main match, Julie Ertz counted the main objective of the match in the Red Stars home opener. Later in the season, FCKC reversed the situation and indented a 3-1 triumph as Leroux, Katie Bowen and Maegan Kelly scored, while Ertz turned into the solitary scorer for Chicago. The last match of the period finished in a scoreless draw, taking out FCKC from the 2017 NWSL Playoffs.
After an outing to Utah, the Red Stars will turn directly around and have a mid-week coordinate on Wednesday, April 18, against Houston Dash. The opening shot is set for 6:30 p.m. CT and will be communicated live on the NWSL application and go90 application.