Louisville City plans to win their match against Orlando City

08/24/2015 07:45 PM

Louisville City FC has big game tomorrow night. They take on the MLS’s Orlando City SC at 7:30 in an exhibition game.

Orlando is in their inaugural season in the MLS, but they have already added some big names to their roster. Ricardo Kaka is a Brazilian national who had a very successful career in the UEFA Champions League, earning a Series A title with A.C. Milan before heading to the MLS. Kaka was also named FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007. However, the 33 year old attacking midfielder did not make the trip to Louisville after Orlando’s loss to Toronto FC Saturday evening 5-0.

Kaka is teammates with Brek Shea who plays Left back for Orlando City. Shea is also a member of the US Men’s National Soccer Team and spent time in the English Premier League with Stoke City and a couple other clubs on loan before returning to the US to play in the MLS. Despite making the trip, Brek will be sidelined tomorrow night.

At Orlando City’s open practice today at Louisville Slugger Field, Louisville City Goalkeeper Scott Goodwin said it’s exciting to play in these kinds of games against great competition. He also said his team plans on putting up more than a good fight, their goal is to put up a W.

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. 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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