LIVE NWSL Challenge Cup: North Carolina Courage v Chicago Red Stars

Red Stars will be hoping for a better result from the last time these two sides met
Red Stars will be hoping for a better result from the last time these two sides met - (Copyright Zuma Press/PA Images)
16:59pm, Sun 05 Jul 2020
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The result of the Championship match was 4-0 to Courage - will they be able to win again today?

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Welcome to Courage v Red Stars

North Carolina Courage will compete against Chicago Red Stars in half an hour

Courage currently hold the lead in the table

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Red Stars release starting 11

Red Stars have announced their starting 11 with two stars coming back into the fold

Julie Ertz and Casey Short were benched the last time the team ran out but they are starting for their club today 

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Courage release starting 11

Courage have announced their starting 11

Debinha and Lynn Williams will look to shine as brightly as they have in the previous two matches

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15 minutes to go

Kick off is nearly here for the rematch of the 2019 Championship game

Can Red Stars get a win?

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National anthem

As the anthem plays in the stadium this holiday weekend the majority of players and staff have taken a knee

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Kick off!

Courage v Red Stars match is underway

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Courage v Red Stars 2 min: 0-0

Courage and Red Stars both looking to put some phases together

Both finding their feet in this clash

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Courage v Red Stars 4 min: 0-0

Early chance for Courage’s Williams

Unfortunately not on target but showing early danger signs

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Courage v Red Stars 5 min: 0-0

Another close call for Courage

Dunn in the box but doesn’t have enough space to take a shot 

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Courage v Red Stars 7 min: 0-0

Ertz is putting a great defensive shift in already for Red Stars

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