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North Carolina Courage vs Chicago Red Stars: Gameday Primer, How To Watch, & Open Thread

Lineups, streaming info, and live NWSL Playoff coverage as the Red Stars face off against North Carolina

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North Carolina Courage vs Chicago Red Stars

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

NWSL Playoff Semifinal | Providence Park, Portland OR

Kickoff: 8:00pm CT

Referee: Christina Unkel

Assistant Referees: Maggie Short, Tom Felice

4th Official: Lukasz Szpala


A roster blown up in preseason. Injuries. International duty. A seven-game winless streak. Wildfires. Hurricanes. These Red Stars have fought tooth and nail for every inch of ground they’ve gained this year. And now their entire season is on the line. Chicago squares off tonight against the best team in league history, a squad with chips on their shoulders and a belief that the Championship is theirs by divine right. The Red Stars have each other, the best fans in the league, and a complete inability to know when they’re beat. Everything, everything, comes down to this.

PREVIEW & VIEWING OPTIONS

Full Preview: Red Stars vs Courage

Television: ESPNews

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, ESPN+

Live Updates: @HotTimeOldTown (livetweets by Sandra ) | NWSL Game Center

NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE

Starting XI: D’Angelo; Hinkle, Erceg, Dahlkemper, Mathias; Debinha, O’Sullivan, Mewis, Dunn; Williams, McDonald

Bench: Rowland, Roccaro, O’Reilly, Kurtz, Jenkins, Hamilton

CHICAGO RED STARS

Starting XI: Naeher; Short, Ertz (c), Naughton, Gilliland; Brian, Colaprico; DiBernardo, Mautz, Nagasato; Kerr

Bench: Boyd, Stanton, Gorden, Elby, Green, White, Vasconcelos


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