UPDATE: Due to lightning in the vicinity of The Bell, tonight’s match is currently in a weather delay.
Players out on the pitch warming up. Tentative kickoff time set for 8:35 p.m. ET.
Ten minutes in here at The Bell. Both teams have had one serious foray forward, with Kentucky’s resulting in a simple save for Castanheira, Columbia’s keeper, in the end.
Probing move by the visitors but the UK back line is up to the task on the first effort, blocking a shot by Azuma, and then Faccusse saves a shot by Agrest from 10 yards.
Evenly poised so far. The neutral will be hoping for an injection of energy with the lads refueled and making a push this last quarter of an hour before the break.
Back under way and UK with some nice one-touch buildup along the left flank, but eventually Williams can’t get much power on the shot.
Nil-nil at the half.
Goal – Kentucky!
@JJ23Williams roofs one to give the Cats a 1-0 lead with his first goal of the season.
Chance for Columbia as Gunbeyi broke free along the left, but his cross was behind all the onrushing Lions.
UK 1-0 CU (83′)
Two cautions for Columbia here late in the second half.
First to #5 Markarian and then to #30 the goalkeeper Castanheira.
UK 1-0 CU (84′)
Really good defending from Tanner Hummel. The Lions were attacking in transition and the senior captain did ever so well to intercept.
UK 1-0 CU (85′)
The Kentucky Wildcats are off to a 2-0start to the 2018 season, with Louisville coming to The 🛎 for the next game, Tuesday, Sept.
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