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No. 2 North Carolina blanks No. 3 Duke, 3-0, in ladies’s soccer

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No. 2 North Carolina blanks No. 3 Duke, 3-0, in ladies’s soccer

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No. 2 North Carolina blanks No. 3 Duke, 3-0, in ladies’s soccer

The total-time whistle has sounded at Koskinen Stadium, and North Carolina beat Duke in Durham — once more. The No. 2 Tar Heels scored as soon as within the first half and twice within the last quarter-hour to deal with the No. 3 Blue Devils, 3-0.

This was the primary time in 20 matches the Blue Devils have been saved off the scoresheet, they usually by no means got here shut. Duke registered simply two pictures all night time, and even the one heading in the right direction was a straightforward collect for UNC goalkeeper Emmie Allen. 

Against this, North Carolina tried 15 pictures, together with 10 within the second half. The Heels have been way more harmful when in possession, making Duke cope with a number of crosses into the world and even a goal-line clearance.

For Duke, it’s the group’s second consecutive loss at dwelling after shedding to then-No. 3 UCLA on Sept. 1, although the opposition couldn’t have been any harder. The Blue Devils loved a landmark win in Chapel Hill final season, simply their fourth ever on this rivalry. This time round, they may not get the job finished at dwelling.

For North Carolina, the win was the proper approach to rebound from a 2-1 loss at dwelling to No. 1 UCLA on Sept. 4. It additionally prolonged this system’s unbeaten document in Durham, the place the Heels are 19-0-2 all-time.

Listed here are the stats from the fiftieth assembly between these rivals:

UNC-Duke stats
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