Chattanooga FC Teams Fall In League Games Saturday

Saturday, May 24, 2014

The Chattanooga FC soccer teams both lost league games on Saturday with the women;s team losing 2-0 at home and the men's team losing 3-2 on the road.

The Chattanooga women were hosting Nashville on Saturday at Finley Stadium in their second match of the season.   Nashville would score once in each half to earn a 2-0 win. 

 The women are now 0-2 on the season and will play at Knoxville Lady Force next Saturday.

The men are on a two game road trip this weekend with New Orleans on Saturday and Pensacola City on Sunday. 

The game at New Orleans on Saturday started with a Leo de Shmedt goal in the fifth minute to give the Chattanooga team an early 1-0 lead.

New Orleans tied the game int eh 40th minute but Chattanooga's  Thibault Charmey would score before the half to give CFC a 2-1 lead going into the half time break.

New Orleans would score two unanswered goals in the second half including the game winner with six minutes left in the game.   

CFC will travel to Pensacola on Sunday for another league game. 

Chattanooga hosts the Atlanta Silverbacks on Wednesday here at Finley Stadium in their second game of the US Cup.  If they win that game, they will host an MLS team in the next round.

 

 



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