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Jägermeister Cup Play Continues at CHI Memorial Stadium, Red Wolves Face Forward Madison

Chattanooga Red Wolves Fall to Union Omaha

June 7, 2024 – United Soccer League One (USL1)
Chattanooga Red Wolves SC News Release

This Saturday, June 8th the Chattanooga Red Wolves will host for the second time this week at CHI Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m. and will take on Forward Madison FC in a Jägermeister Cup match. Saturday’s game will mark Chattanooga’s third match in seven days and will be the first time of the season that these two teams compete this season; the Red Wolves will travel to Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday, August 10th in another Cup match and will host the Flamingos in regular season competition on Saturday, September 7th. The last time the teams compete will be on Saturday, October 12th in Madison, Wisconsin for the final regular season matchup.

The Chattanooga Red Wolves last competed on Wednesday, June 5th against Union Omaha in an intense and physical match. Union Omaha would be the first to strike in the 15th minute of the game, with a goal scored by Union Omaha’s Dolabella. However, the Red Wolves would not allow this lead to last long, and the Red Wolves defender, Declan Waters found the back of the net just two minutes later to even the score 1-1. The remainder of the first half proved to be a defensive battle with both sides looking to take the lead. Union Omaha secured their second goal in the 28th minute of the game off of a corner kick to take the lead. They secured their third goal, and had a powerful shot on frame shortly after, however, TJ Bush made a diving save to maintain the 3-1 score going into halftime.

The second half was an equally physical battle between both sides, with a total of 13 yellow cards issued by the end of the match. Toward the end of regulation, Chattanooga’s Chevone Marsh secured a goal, cutting Omaha’s lead to just one goal. As the match headed into ten minutes of stoppage time, both sides were filled with high energy and emotion. The Owls managed to secure their fourth and fifth goal in the 93rd and 97th minute, resulting in the match’s final 5-2 score.

Forward Madison FC last competed on Saturday, June 1st against Lexington SC. Madison was able to secure their fifth win in a row, which is the team’s longest winning streak. Forward Madison struck first with Christian Chaney finding the net in just the fourth minute with an assist from his teammate, Derek Gebhard. Madison extended their lead just moments later with a goal scored by midfielder Aiden Mesias. Madison was not letting up and in the 20th minute of the match they…

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