Racing Louisville and Kansas City went into Saturday night’s game looking for momentum after both teams left the Challenge Cup tournament without a win.
Instead, the clubs settled for shared points in a scoreless draw.
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After absorbing early pressure from Kansas City, Louisville dominated for most of the game, dictating pace and possession.
Savannah McCaskill triggered Racing Louisville’s press, creating solid offensive opportunities for her side in the second half.
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Despite the offensive pressure, Louisville struggled to put the ball on frame.
With Kansas City and Louisville both unable to execute in the final third, the matchup ended in a 0-0 tie.
Racing Louisville will go on to host the Washington Spirit at home on Friday. Kansas City will stay on the road to face the Houston Dash on Sunday.