Can LexSC Stay Unbeaten as they head to Madison?
Lexington Sporting Club is set to take on Forward Madison FC in an exciting clash at Breese Stevens Field in Madison, Wisconsin. The match, scheduled for 8 p.m. EST, promises to be a thrilling encounter as both teams look to continue their positive momentum.
Lexington SC enters the game on the back of an impressive five-match unbeaten streak, which includes a recent 2-2 draw against league leaders North Carolina FC. The team’s solid run of form has propelled them to 9th place in the league standings with 14 points. Lexington SC will be eager to extend their unbeaten streak and climb further up the table.
On the other hand, Forward Madison FC is coming off a 1-0 victory over the Richmond Kickers, securing their second consecutive shutout win. With 19 points, the Flamingos currently sit in 5th place in the league standings. They will be aiming to build on their recent success and close the gap on the top teams.
The two teams previously faced each other earlier in the season, resulting in a goalless draw in Lexington SC’s first home match of the campaign. This upcoming encounter provides an opportunity for both teams to break the deadlock and claim a crucial victory.
Lexington SC boasts an impressive five-game unbeaten streak, which is a record in the club’s history. During this run, they have earned four draws and secured a convincing 2-0 win over Chattanooga Red Wolves SC. The team’s confidence will be high, and they will be eager to maintain their positive form.
Notably, Lexington SC features two former Forward Madison players in Cesar Murillo Jr. and Don Smart, who was the first-ever signing for the Flamingos in 2018. Their familiarity with Forward Madison’s playing style could prove advantageous for Lexington SC.
In terms of individual performances, Lexington SC has had an exceptional season, with four Players of the Week in Week 14 alone. This achievement sets a league record for the fastest time it has been accomplished. Players such as Amal Knight, Tate Robertson, Owen Green, and Ates Diouf have all received this accolade, highlighting the team’s depth and individual talent.
For Forward Madison FC, Christian Chaney has been a standout performer. As a three-time USL Team of the Week member, Chaney leads the Flamingos with four goals and has created 10 scoring chances. His contributions will be crucial in determining Forward Madison’s success in Thursday’s match.
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The match between Lexington SC and Forward Madison FC promises to be an exciting clash between two teams in good form. With Lexington SC aiming to extend their unbeaten streak and Forward Madison FC seeking to continue their defensive solidity, fans can expect a captivating battle on the field.
With all of that in mind, I will predict LexSC to take home all three points from this midweek clash. Let’s go LexSC 1 Forward Madison 0.
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