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Chicago Red Stars vs OL Reign: A Lot of Smoke

HERRIMAN, UT - JULY 18: Kealia Watt #2 of Chicago Red Stars takes penalty kick during a game between Chicago Red Stars and OL Reign at Zions Bank Stadium on July 18, 2020 in Herriman, Utah. (Photo by Bryan Byerly/ISI Photos/Getty Images).

For an ultimately meaningless game, the Chicago Red Stars and OL Reign sure put on a show. Both teams had already been knocked out of the tournament, but with this final game both teams came out to prove something. Let’s look at what happened.

The game started off quick with a 2nd minute shot from Danielle Colaprico at the top of the box, which was just barely pushed out wide by OL Reign goalkeeper Karen Bardsley.