Welcome to your match thread as the Orlando Pride (0-0-1, 1 point) take on NJ/NY Gotham FC (0-0-0, 0 points) at Exploria Stadium. This is the Pride’s second match in the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup, and Gotham’s first.
The Pride hold the all-time advantage in the series, 5-3-3. The teams did not play in 2020. The last meeting came back on Sep. 29, 2019, when Gotham was then known as Sky Blue FC. Shelina Zadorsky finished from close range after a free kick from Claire Emslie to open the scoring.