Angel City FC secures signature win at home

Suffer 1-0 loss at Bay FC three days later

In a thrilling midweek match celebrating Pride Night, Angel City FC emerged victorious over Racing Louisville with a final score of 3-2. The game was a back-and-forth battle from the start, with both teams creating opportunities and keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

The first goal of the night came from Angel City 17-year old rookie Kennedy Fuller, who capitalized on an assist by defender Madison Curry to put her team up 1-0 in the 17th minute. It was her first professional goal scored and became the third youngest player to ever score in NWSL regular season history.

"The ball was perfectly placed... I have been personally looking forward to it as a team. It was really good to get us started that early and helped us set up for our second goal," said Fuller.

Midfielder Rocky Rodriquez gave Angel City a 2-0 lead in 32nd minute. Angel City head coach Becki Tweed: "Her contribution is what makes her valuable and I was so impressed by the team the first half. we took control of what we were given." But Louisville didn't stay down for long converting a penalty shot from Taylor Flint in the 41st minute, cutting ACFC's lead to 2-1 at halftime. Racing Louisville fought back again 19 minutes into the second half and scored a to tie the game at 2-2 in the 64th minute.

The match looked like it was heading for a draw, but in the dying minutes of the match, Sydney Leroux scored her 45th NWSL goal of her career to secure the win for Angel City. This puts her in 9th position of having the most career regular-season goals. "I just think it's been a wild ride, and I am so proud and honored to still be doing what I love with my amazing teammates... The crowd at Angel City is always amazing and felt so good to be celebrated," said Sydney.

This victory marks Angel City's fourth win of the season, and their third win at home. The team's strong performance is a testament to their skill and determination, and fans are excited to see what they can accomplish in the coming matches. This was a night of celebrating for the team and being together at Angel City for pride night. Hard work and support surrounding the stadium, as coach Becki says: "If you can see it, be it. All women and people around the world can celebrate these special moments."

Angel City FC faced off against Bay FC on Saturday in a highly anticipated match that saw Bay FC emerge victorious with a final score of 1-0. The game was a closely contested battle, with both teams fighting hard for possession and creating opportunities.

The first half saw Angel City FC dominate possession, with their attacking players creating chances and putting pressure on Bay FC's defense. However, they were unable to find the back of the net, with several shots going wide or being saved by Bay FC's goalkeeper, Lysianne Proulx, who tied an NWSL record with 8 saves to earn the shutout.

In the second half, Bay FC came out strong, putting pressure on Angel City FC's defense and creating chances of their own. Their efforts paid off in the 70th minute when Tess Boade scored, putting Bay FC up 1-0. The game's only goal came on a well-poaced cross by Emily Menges, who found Boade unmarked in the box. Boade made no mistake, placing the ball into the far corner of the net.

Angel City FC fought hard to find an equalizer, but their efforts were in vain as Bay FC's defense held strong to secure the win. With this victory, Bay FC jumps up to 6th in the NWSL standings, while Angel City FC remains in 10th place with 15 points, and one point away from the final playoff spot currently held by Racing Louisville with 16 points.


Reader Comments(0)