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Real Monarchs Defeat Louisville City For First USL Championship

Courtesy of Real Monarchs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Real Monarchs defeated the two-time defending champion Louisville City to earn their first USL Championship title.

The Monarchs defeated Louisville on their home pitch on Sunday, November 17.

After going down 1-0 early, the Monarchs responded with three straight goals to win the match 3-1.

Louisville City started things off with a goal in the sixth minute of play.

The Monarchs defense went on lockdown for the rest of the game while the offense ramped up.

Erik Holt got things moving with a goal in the 25th minute.

Konrad Plewa tacked on another score right before the break to give the Monarchs a 2-1 lead at the half.

Noah Powder added the final goal in the 66th minute of the match.

The Monarchs would hold onto the two-point lead for the USL title. It’s the first championship for Real Monarchs. They had never won a postseason match until this season.

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W-L-T Pts.
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Seattle
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Real Salt Lake
16-13-5 53
Minnesota
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Los Angeles
16-15-3 51
Portland
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San Jose
13-16-5 44
Colorado
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Houston
12-18-4 40
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10-16-8 38
Vancouver
8-16-10 34