LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A standing room only crowd at U of L’s Lynn Stadium saw USL Eastern Conference winner Louisville City score early against Salt Lake City’s Real Monarchs, but eventually fall to the USL Western Conference champion 3-1 in the USL Championship.

Louisville’s Magnus Rasmussen scored in the sixth minute. Real Monarchs Erik Holt tied it in the 26th minute. Konrad Plewa gave the Monarchs a 2-1 lead with a header in the 45th minute and took that lead into the half.

In the 67th minute, Noah Powder gave SLC a 3-1 advantage.

Louisville City finishes the season 20-9-9. The Boys in Purple are set to open their new home field in Butchertown in 2020.

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