08 July 2020

LIVE Utah Royals FC v OL Reign: NWSL Challenge Cup

Utah Royals FC take on OL Reign in the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup in the latest round of preliminary matches.

Royals currently sit in third position in the tournament’s table while Reign are last.

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Welcome back to the NWSL Challenge Cup!

Utah Royals will compete against OL Reign with kick off less than an hour away!

Who will get the win?

OL Reign release starting 11

Reign have released their starting 11.

They will be hoping to pick up their first win of the tournament in the fixture

Royals release starting squad

Royals have announced who is starting for them today.

One name on the bench that will excite Royals fans is Kelley O’Hara. She has not featured so far due to an injury.

20 minutes until kick off

There are only 20 minutes until kick off.

Will Reign be able to get their first win?

Or will Royals move into second place?

Royals confirm injury list

Royals have confirmed that Desiree Scott is unavailable for the match due to injury

National anthem

The majority of the players and staff have taken a knee during the national anthem

Kick off

Royals v Reign has just kicked off!

Royals v Reign 1 min: 0-0

Good stars for Royals.

Ratcliffe crosses in a ball but Reign’s keeper punches it away

Royals corner 

Royals v Reign 2 min: 0-0

Corner is defended well and it hit out by Reign

Royals throw in

Royals v Reign 4 min: 0-0

First Reign attacking play from a throw in ends in a Reign corner

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