Vandy preview

Kentucky will look to play the role of spoiler on Sunday afternoon in the Music City, as the Wildcats play at Vanderbilt. The Commodores will be playing to keep alive a 16-match unbeaten streak – in addition to knowing that a win secures them at least a share of the Southeastern Conference championship.

Vanderbilt is ranked No. 10 nationally in the United Soccer Coaches top-25 poll, and No. 12 in the nation in the TopDrawer Soccer poll. The Commodores currently sit ranked 11th in the NCAA RPI – and will look to solidity a national seed with a continued run of success.

The Wildcats were officially eliminated from any SEC or NCAA postseason play on Thursday night after a 2-0 loss to Ole Miss. The Wildcats are winless in their eight SEC matches this season and sit 4-13-0 overall on the year. Kentucky allowed a goal less than 90 seconds into the match on Thursday before the Rebs put the dagger in just after halftime as Channing Foster netted a brace with both Ole Miss goals.

Vanderbilt leads the all-time series with Kentucky 16-12-1. The last UK win in Nashville came in 2013. Last season, the Commodores blanked UK 2-0 at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington.

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