Quick strike goal for @JJ23Williams
UofL goalkeeper Will Meyer shown a yellow card for a challenge on JJ Williams just outside the box.
🔵1-0 🔴 (22′)
Good move forward by UK along the right side, linkup between Fremstad and Hummel, but the visitors did well with Hummel’s cross.
JJ Williams cautioned for a challenge on the Louisville side while pressing.
Goal – Kentucky
Who else? @JJ23Williams of course.
He heads home at the near post after freshman Marcel Meinzer hit him a great cross.
Spectacular run forward by reigning @ConferenceUSA Defender of the Week @TweetsbyAime. He intercepted in his own box, and then dribbled and combined his way into the Louisville box, but pulled the right-footed shot across goal and wide.
Good transition buildup by Kentucky to work numbers on the edge of the UofL box, but in the end the passing isn’t sharp enough and the chance goes begging.
Sam Stockton cautioned for a foul in transition.
Great save – @QFacusse
UofL midfielder Geoffrey Dee curls a left-footed shot from 22 yards tracking inside the post, but the Kentucky goalkeeper gets a palm on it at full stretch.
Louisville awarded a free kick just six yards off the end line, but The Wildcats defend ever so well as a unit to deny a flurry of chances.
Penalty to Kentucky -The referee points to the spot after a Louisville player handled in the box.
@TweetsbyAime converts the penalty for his first goal of 2018 | Reigning @ConferenceUSA Defender of the Week
Brilliant block by @TweetsbyAime to stop Louisville’s Dieye shot after he had cut inside to find space in the UK box.
What a burst forward by Bailey Rouse and his shot is punched away by the UofL goalkeeper, only as far as Meinzer, who’s shot slices across the goal.
Final Kentucky 3, Louisville 0
Cats go 3-0 and head to Birmingham, Alabama September 8
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