LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Preparing for USL Cup Final

11/09/2017 05:43 PM

Louisville City FC coaches, players and fans are counting down until Monday night’s USL Cup Final against Swope Park Rangers.

Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field.

It will be LouCity’s first-ever appearance in the USL Cup Final.

The Boys in Purple are coming off a victory over New York Red Bulls II in the USL Eastern Conference Finals. That match ended in penalty kicks and gave LCFC its first-ever Eastern Conference Championship victory.

LouCity FC midfielders Mark-Anthony Kaye and Oscar Jimenez stopped by the Sports Night studio on Thursday. They spoke with Andrew Chernoff about preparations for Monday night’s USL Cup Final:

Also on Thursday, Louisville City FC laid down new sod on the playing surface at Slugger Field as part of preparations for Monday’s championship match:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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