04 July 2020

LIVE NWSL Challenge Cup: Utah Royals FC v Sky Blue FC

The National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup is back underway today as Utah Royals FC compete against Sky Blue FC.

Heading into the fixture both sides have one point to their name after taking a draw from their opening matches.

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Welcome to Utah Royals v Sky Blue FC!

The NWSL Challenge Cup action is back with Utah Royals v Sky Blue!

Royals announce their starting 11

The Royals’ haven’t made many changes to their starting 11 from their opening match.

However, Jonsdottir is on the bench for this match. She did start on Tuesday.

(Twitter: Utah Royals)

Sky Blue announce starting squad

Sky Blue have made three changes to their starting squad from their opening match.

Johnson, Zerboni and Onumonu have all been benched.

Riehl, Eddy and Veins will start in their place.

Sky Blue warming up

Sky Blue have released a video of the squad warming up at the Zions Bank Stadium

Royals injury report

Royals confirm that Kelley O’Hara and Desiree Scott are still absent with injury

Ten minutes from kick off

We are just ten minutes from kick off

Will one of these sides be able to get their first victory of the tournament?

National anthem

The two teams are just lining up for the national anthem.

The majority of players and staff have taken a knee.

Here we go!

Royals v Blue has begun!

Royals v Blue 2 min: 0-0

Both teams are making mistakes in these opening minutes.

A lot of kicks going awry

Royals v Blue 4 min: 0-0

Royals’ Amy Rodriguez has a shot at goal but it goes way over the bar

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