Kentucky vs. Louisville Live Blog

(@UKMen’sSoccer)

Quick strike goal for @JJ23Williams
🔵1⃣-⭕️🔴 (4′)

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.
🔵1-0🔴 (28′)

JJ Williams cautioned for a challenge on the Louisville side while pressing.
🔵1-0🔴 (32′)

Goal – Kentucky
Who else? @JJ23Williams of course.
He heads home at the near post after freshman Marcel Meinzer hit him a great cross.
🔵2⃣-⭕️🔴

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.
🔵2-0🔴 (55′)

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.
🔵2-0🔴 (65′)

Sam Stockton cautioned for a foul in transition.
🔵2-0🔴 (67′)

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.
🔵2-0🔴 (68′)

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.
🔵2-0🔴 (72′)

Penalty to Kentucky -The referee points to the spot after a Louisville player handled in the box.
🔵2-0🔴 (73′)

🔵3⃣-⭕️🔴
@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.
🔵3-0🔴 (83′)

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.
🔵3-0🔴 (89′)

Final Kentucky 3, Louisville 0

Cats go 3-0 and head to Birmingham, Alabama September 8

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