Louisville City and New York came out starting strong both just missing some opportunities to score and strike first. New York picked up 2 Yellow cards before Louisville City Struck first at the 39th minute with defender Paco Craig getting a header to find the back of the net setting Louisville City having a 1-0 lead that led them into the half.
After the half, it seemed that New York was on a mission to tie the game up and keep Louisville City from 3 points. New York finally got on the board in the 58th minute forward Stefano Bonomo striking from outside the box hitting the right corner. This goal took some of the breath out of a 10,000-strong fan base. Louisville City did not hang their heads and neither did forward Luke Spencer as he subbed in for forward Cameron Lancaster in the 70th minute. Lancaster wasted no time as he scored with a header in the 70th minute to give Louisville City a 2-1 lead and the game. Louisville City hung on with New York and earned 3 points.
Louisville City heads on the road to Charlotte Independence and looks to jump ahead right behind Charleston Battery. Earlier in the season, Louisville City suffered a 1-0 loss to Charlotte. Louisville City is on a hot streak, and Coach James O’Connor ensured the team is ready for the rough trip to Charlotte. The way Louisville has been playing, they could easily come back home with 3 points and eyes set on taking down FC Cincinnati who handed the team 1 of 3 losses this season. The team will be ready, and the crowd will be ready to be as hot as they have ever been, and expected to sell out Louisville Slugger Field.