The Red-and-White travel to Indianapolis to take on Eastern Conference rivals, Indy Eleven. Kickoff is slated for 5:00 p.m. ET. Indy have been eliminated from playoff contention and sit five points ahead of Loudoun United in the Eastern Conference standings.
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Loudoun United FC (LUFC) head into their second meeting of the season with Mark Lowry’s squad on a high following a 3-0 victory against Hartford Athletic.
D.C. United’s Ted Ku-DiPietro scored the go-ahead goal. The D.C. United Homegrown finished the match with a goal and an assist. The man of the match created three chances, completed three dribbles and won eight duels.
Forward Tyler Freeman recorded a brace in less than three minutes, subbing on in the 77th minute.
Forward Skage Simonsen recorded two assists on the night, his third in two matches. The Norwegian leads the team with seven assists this season, a single-season record for Loudoun United.
Goalkeeper Luis Zamudio recorded four saves for his seventh shutout of the season, tying the amount of clean sheets LUFC has kept in the last three seasons combined.
Head Coach Ryan Martin’s Thoughts on the Upcoming Match
How can I Follow the Match?
Kickoff is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. EST. The match will be available to stream on ESPN+.
Indy Eleven saw its four-game unbeaten streak come to a halt on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Indiana-side were blanked 5-0 by Monterey Bay FC. The defeat, coupled with other results around the conference, officially eliminated Indy Eleven from playoff contention.
Indy Eleven, led by Head Coach Mark Lowry, have a home record of 7-5-2. Loudoun United handed Indy Eleven their first loss of the season in the home opener at Segra Field. On a very frigid night, Kimarni Smith found the game winner in the 43’ minute of the match.
Stéfano Pinho currently leads the team with 10 goals including three in his last four matches.
With an overall record of 2-2-1 against Loudoun United, Indy look to get the better on home soil.
Loudoun United will host their last match of the season on Saturday, October 1. In conjunction with Fan Appreciation Night, the Red-and-White will be hosting the first-ever fireworks show at Segra Field. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Fan Appreciation Night – Loudoun United FC.