The North Carolina Courage opened their NWSL regular season with a home stand against the Chicago Red Stars. Following a pre-game ring ceremony commemorating their 2018 NWSL Champship victory, the Courage conceded the first goal in the 26th minute on a beauty by Sam Kerr. The Courage settled the score in the second half with a goal in traffic by Crystal Dunn. Despite outpacing the Red Stars with shots on goal 24-6, the Courage settled for a 1-1 draw and one point in the standings.
The Game in Photos: North Carolina Courage vs Chicago Red Stars (4/13/2019)