March 10th match
It was rainy and scoreless for most of the match but the glory between the two local programs was a breath of fresh air as the Cards look to make a deep run in the post 2016 season.
LCFC signed the Cardinals all time assists leader, Paulo DelPiccolo, in February and in March, got to play at the house he helped build, Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn stadium.. This go around sporting the City’s purple hue.
“Paolo is someone that we have monitored for a long time,” said Louisville City FC coach James O’Connor. “We are delighted to bring him home to Louisville. Paolo played an integral role whilst at U of L and he benefitted from the excellent program they have there.”
Final score: Loss 0-1 – 79th minute
“It was real, and it was competitive,” head coach, Ken Lolla said. “I thought our guys handled it pretty well for it being our first spring game.”
March 25th match
Louisville is scheduled to face its second newly founded pro soccer organization of the spring schedule, the Indy Eleven, also featuring another former Cardinal, midfielder Daniel Keller. He was drafted 62nd overall by the LA galaxy in 2015.
This match will take place at the old stomping grounds,
Cardinal Park, Friday at 7:30 p.m.
It’s free to all and expected to be a beautiful evening in the Ville. Bring the family out for a night under the lights.
Hope to see you there!
As always, Go Cards Go!