Kealia Watt’s brace; goals from Goralski and DiBernardo lead Chicago to win.
CHICAGO – Chicago scored four goals on three different goal scorers as they defeated Sky Blue FC 4-1 in their first game at SeatGeek Stadium in 2020. Kealia Watt scored her first two goals in a Red Stars uniform and added an assist on Vanessa DiBernardo’s Goal. Zoey Goralski scored her first professional goal as well.
6’ – Ifeoma Onumonu scores off of a blocked shot by Sabrina Flores at the center of the net to give Skt Blue the early lead
10’ – Kealia Watt receives the assist from Vanessa DiBernardo’s lead pass and scores her first open play goal to tie the game
28’ Zoey Goralski outruns the goalkeeper and scores her first career Red Stars goal to give Chicago the lead.
44’ Vanessa DiBernardo scores from the center of the box off of Kealia Watt’s cross from the right flank to give Chicago their third goal of the game.
57’ Sarah Luebbert plays in Watt on the counter and Watt connects for her second goal of the game.
The Chicago Red Stars play at home for a National Game of the Week matchup when they face the Washington Spirit on Saturday, September 26th at 12 p.m. CT on CBS.
Chicago Red Stars vs Sky Blue FC
September 20, 2020
SeatGeek Stadium (Bridgeview, IL)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
Chicago Red Stars 3 1 4
Sky Blue FC 1 0 1
CHI: Watt 10’, 57’ (DiBernardo, Leubbert), Goralski 28’ (Gautrat), DiBernardo 44’ (Watt)
NJ: Onumonu 6’
CHI: Davison 90+3’ (yellow card)
NJ: Monaghan 46’ (yellow card), Cudjoe 66’ (yellow card)
CHI: GK Naeher, D Morse, D Biegalski, D Gorden, D St. Georges, M Gautrat (Chavarin 65’), M Colaprico, M DiBernardo, F Goralski (Rhodes 77’), F Watt, F Luebbert (Davison 87’)
NJ: GK Haracic (Sheridan 45’), D Dorsey, D Lewandowski, D Freeman (Johnson 61’), D Flores (Skroski 71’, M Killion, M Richarson, M Cudjoe (Baxter 76’), F Monaghan, F Onumonu, F Purce
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