KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Current battled the Courage as well as the elements Wednesday night at Children's Mercy Park before falling 2-1 in the semi-finals of the NWSL Challenge Cup on a rainy night in KCK.
Brazilian star Debinha kicked off the scoring with a penalty kick in the 19th minute after a handball was called on the Current's Jenna Weinbrenner.
The Courage led 2-0 at halftime after Diana Ordonez was in the right place at the right time on a rebound off of Current goalie A.D. Franch.
Kristen Hamilton scored KC's lone goal in the 78th minute after receiving a header from Addie McCain in the box.
The Current (4-3-1) will now return to regular season play with at match against the Houston Dash on Saturday at Children's Mercy Park at 4 PM.