The Kentucky v Indiana men’s soccer rivalry will take the form of a top-25 showdown on Wednesday at Armstrong Stadium.The match is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff. The Big Ten Network Plus paid subscription service will steam the match on BTN2Go.com.The setupThe Wildcats (Won 7, Lost 2, Drew 2; 4-1-0 Conference USA) venture north ranked No. 21 in the coaches poll, while the Hoosiers (W10, L0, D2; 3-0-1 B1G) are the top-ranked team in the land.Wednesday will pit two elite defenses against one another as the hosts boast the nation’s top goals-against average defense (.159), while the Wildcats are ranked 12th nationally in GAA at .597.
Kentucky is coming off a derby match win, 1-0 Sunday against South Carolina to claim the de facto Southeastern Conference title off a 90th-minute winning goal.Indiana is unbeaten in 2017, and has won six in a row. The Hoosiers are 6-0-1 at home.Indiana has scored 30 and conceded two goals this season. The Wildcats have scored 14 and conceded seven goals this season.Freshman goalkeeper Enrique Facusse leads the Conference USA and is ranked 15th nationally in individual goals-against average (0.60)The historyKentucky trails the all-time series 1-18-3 against Indiana.
IU won the last meeting in 2014 at the neutral site at Notre Dame for an early-season tournament, 1-0 in a match that ended before full time due to lightning.UK is 1-10-1 all-time against IU in Bloomington.--For the best coverage of UK men’s soccer follow the team’s social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook andInstagram in addition to on UKathletics.com.
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