Game Day: LouCity Hosting Forward Madison in Preseason Tune-Up
Louisville City Football Club will host Forward Madison from USL League One at a private scrimmage Tuesday afternoon.
The match will pit the 2019 USL Championship Eastern Conference Title-Winners vs. the darlings of USL League One in a friendly meant to test both teams in preparation for the upcoming season.
LouCity opened its preseason with tests vs. D.C. United and Nashville SC while training at IMG Academy in Florida. Then Louisville City traveled to Utah on Feb. 14 in preparation for the 2020 Wasatch Cup.
After beating the Colorado Springs Switchbacks and securing a point from a match vs. Union Omaha, Louisville City won the 2020 Wasatch Cup on Saturday with a win over the Real Monarchs.
Forward Madison began its preseason campaign with a loss to Memphis 901 FC last weekend. After playing Louisville City, they'll head to Saint Louis on Feb. 29, before returning home to host UW-Parkside at Madison College on the morning of March 14 before traveling to Milwaukee to play Marquette University on March 21.
While Tuesday's match is not a public event due to heavy rains in the area, Louisville City fans and supporters can follow along on LouCity's Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Fans looking to watch Louisville City in person can attend Louisville City's Feb. 29 preseason match vs. Kentucky. Admission is free and the match will kick off at 5 p.m. at the University of Kentucky's Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex.
Louisville City's first U.S. Open Cup game will be April 7 at 7 p.m. at Lynn Family Stadium. Louisville City will host the winner of Nashville United and Cleveland SC (NPSL). LouCity will open its USL Championship slate on Saturday, April 11 vs. Birmingham Legion.
PRESEASON SCHEDULE :
Feb. 6 vs. DC United DiMaggio Complex, Clearwater, Fla. 0-1
Feb. 9 vs. Nashville SC IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla. 1-4
Feb. 16 vs. Switchbacks FC Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman, Utah 3-0
Feb. 19 vs. Union Omaha Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman, Utah 1-1
Feb. 22 vs. Real Monarchs Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman, Utah 3-1
Feb. 25 vs. Forward Madison Louisville, Ky. 3 p.m.
Feb. 29 vs. Univ. of Kentucky Bell Soccer Complex 5 p.m.
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