Electric Victory: Louisville City FC Ignites Their 10th Season with a Thrilling Win at Home

Now that is how you open a season at home!

Louisville City FC sure kicked off their 10th anniversary season at home with a bang, didn’t they? Beating Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC 3-1 at the buzzing Lynn Family Stadium was something special. You could almost feel the energy crackling in the air, with fans and players boosting each other up, leading to some top-notch soccer that was a mix of skill, determination, and smart plays.

Wilson Harris was on fire, per usual. Scoring right before the break, he really knows how to keep the excitement going and I am starting to wonder, could he be sent out on loan to an MLS or foreign league? His knack for turning opportunities into goals is something else from the end of last season to now, and boy, did it set the stage for the rest of the game for LouCity.

The Riverhounds did sneak in an equalizer in the 59th minute, thanks to Edward Kizza, which had LouCity fans holding their breath for a bit. But then Sean Totsch stepped up, nailed a penalty, and just like that, LouCity was back in the lead. It’s that kind of bounce-back spirit that makes a team shine.

And that last goal? Ray Serrano, with a little help from Evan Davila, made sure the team ended on a high note, sending the crowd into a frenzy. It’s moments like these that make soccer so thrilling.

Coach Danny Cruz couldn’t be prouder, talking up the team’s strategy and the dynamism that kept Pittsburgh on their toes. According to Coach Cruz, this win wasn’t just about showing off; it was about teamwork and smart play, something LouCity’s got in spades.

Sitting pretty at the top of the Eastern Conference table, Louisville City FC is all about making their home ground a fortress; as it should be. And with games against Birmingham Legion FC and Indy Eleven on the horizon, they’re looking to keep that winning streak alive.

All in all, Louisville City FC’s home opener was a snapshot of what they’re all about this season: a team that’s in sync, blending experience with fresh energy, and not letting the absence of big names like Brian Ownby slow them down. With a start like this to the 2024 season, they’re shaping up to be the team to beat in the USL Championship, backed by a fanbase that’s nothing short of passionate.

Make sure to stick to Bluegrass Soccer Cast (@BGSoccerCast on all social media platforms) for full coverage of LouCity and everything soccer in our beautiful Commonwealth. 


  • Jimmie Martin

    Jimmie Martin is a charismatic soccer podcast host from Kentucky who passionately advocates for Promotion and Relegation in US Soccer. With infectious enthusiasm and a lighthearted sense of humor, he engages fellow enthusiasts on the Bluegrass Soccer Cast. Jimmie's goal is to promote the growth of soccer in the US while entertaining and educating his audience.

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