Kentucky vs Lipscomb Live Blog

(@UKMen’sSoccer)

Instant goal by Kalil ElMedkhar
UK 1-0 LU (1′)

Kalil Elmedkhar opens the scoring in Nashville from distance.
A free kick from 35 yards out! His second goal of the year.

Kentucky catches Lipscomb in transition. Guindon’s cross finds ElMedkhar in the box but his shot is right at an onrushing goalkeeper.
UK 1-0 LU (15′)

ElMedkhar’s corner kick finds Leon Jones at the near post, but his header is over the cross bar.
UK 1-0 LU (17′)

Jason Reyes with a quality interception in the Lipscomb half and his shot from distance forces the home goalkeeper to a full stretch to save out for a corner.
UK 1-0 LU (20′)

Kentucky makes three changes with 15 minutes left in the half.
Lindow on for Namjoupanah.
Blassou on for Mabika.
Rouse on for Meinzer.
Hosts pushing UK back more and more.
UK 1-0 LU (30′)

Half time

UK 1, LU 0

Back under way and some good UK pressing led to a ElMedkhar breakaway along the right, his cross ends up with Bailey Rouse who forces a save

Penalty for Kentucky.
Williams was slipped in behind and he’s taken down in the Box.
UK 1-0 LU

Goal – Kentucky.
@TweetsByAime converts a penalty for the second time this year.
UK 2-0 LU (52′)

Well Lipscomb with an immediate response, drawing a penalty and scoring on Kentucky for the first time this season.
UK 2-1 LU (55′)

Solid response by UK as Guindon works a nice move along the right flank, forcing the Lipscomb goalkeeper into a good save,
UK 2-1 LU (57′)

Lipscomb with a push for the equalizer there and a backc line scramble there before Mabika eventually clears.
UK 2-1 LU (70′)

Borneo with some fresh legs chasing, wins a Kentucky throw in at the far sideline right away.
UK 2-1 LU (73′)

Goal – Lipscomb.
Logan Painter gets in behind the UK defense, draws Facusse of his line and hits it past him into the left side netting.
UK 2-2 LU (75′)

Williams nods a long ball on to Kalil ElMedkhar who’s shot from the top of the box is blocked.
UK 2-2 LU (79′)

Big chance for Williams who gets his head on a cross in the box, but it’s right at the Lipscomb keeper.
UK 2-2 LU (85′)

Good combination between ElMedkhar and Lindow on the left side of the Lipscomb box, but the hosts’ goakeeper does well to force Lindow’s strike out for a corner.
UK 2-2 LU (89′)

Overtime

Facusse does well to save an early Lipscomb attempt through traffic.
Then good rapport between the UK goalkeeper and center back Leon Jones on an ensuing chance.
UK 2-2 LU (92′)

Kentucky wins 3-2!

Kentucky is 5-0-1 through 6 games this season.

The Wildcats return to the 🛎 Friday at 7:30 pm for a C-USA showdown against Charlotte.

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