LOU CITY | FC Heads to Rochester with USL's top ranked offense

10/07/2015 06:12 PM

Louisville City FC’s inaugural season is guaranteed one more game, with hope for a second and a chance to host the USL Championship game. City heads to Rochester this Saturday to take on the USL Eastern Conference’s top team, the Rhinos.

It’s a matchup of the top USL defense versus the top USL offense. Rochester has only lost one game this season, and only allowed 15 goals in total. If their is any team that can find the back of net against the Rhinos, it’s Louisville. Louisville is scoring an average of 1.96 goals a game, and are the home team of the USL top goal scorer, Matt Fondy, and USL assist leader Bryan Burke.

Fondy scored the go-ahead goal in Louisville’s recent win over the Charleston Battery. It came off a corner kick (another category in which Louisville lead the USL) in the 105th minute from Louisville City midfielder Aodhan Quinn. Cn|2 Sports talked one on one with Aodhan about the emotional win, and why the challenges presented by Rochester are just one more speed bump on City’s road to a USL championship.

WIth a win ove Rochester, Louisville City FC will earn hosting duties for the USL Championship game. They will play the winner of the Western conference matchup between the Oklahoma City Energy and LA Galaxy II.

This Saturdays game is scheduled to kick off at 7:05.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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