Gameday photos for the KC Current VS NC Courage, August 13, 2022 Photo Gallery
On the evening of Saturday, August 13, 2022, the NC Courage hosted the KC Current as part of a doubleheader at WakeMed Soccer Park, an hour after the conclusion of the North Carolina FC fell 1-0 to Central Valley Fuego FC.
The starting XI for the NC Courage consisted of
Casey Murphy, Kaleigh Kurtz, Abby Erceg, Ryan Williams, Brianna Pinto, Denise O’Sullivan, Carson Pickett, Meredith Speck, Debinha, Diana Ordoñez, and Kerolin.
The Courage scored first via Ordoñez in the 17′, but Kristen Hamiltion answered three minutes later, tying it back up, 1-1. Debinha scored again to put the Courage up in the 36′, but KC answered right back with Lo’eau LaBonta scoring in the 45′, tying the match at 2-2 going into halftime.
The Courage again got the go-ahead goal in the second half when Kurtz scored in the 56′ from an assist from Pinto, putting North Carolina up 3-2. But KC again answered 4 minutes later as Cece Kizer scored in the 60′ minute, making the match tied again at 3-3.
The Courage didn’t have any further answers, and in the 79′ minute, KC Current’s Claire Lavogez gave her team their first lead of the night, and ultimately the final score of the evening at 4-3.
NC Courage Stats
The Courage stats shared after the match had the Courage with 12 shots, 55% possession, 422 passes, with an accuracy of 82%. Casey Murphy had 4 saves.
Next for North Carolina Courage
The Courage are back at home again this weekend, playing the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM. They then have a third home match a few days later against the Portland Thorns on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 7:00 PM as well.
All photos by Gregory Ng @FollowGregSports
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