CARBONDALE, Sick. – The Salukis’ (4-3-2) unbeaten streak got here to an finish on Thursday night time as they fell to Missouri State, 2-0.
“We did not play our greatest sport tonight,” head coach Craig Roberts mentioned. “This [Missouri State] is a workforce that is been doing effectively this season, and I believe it is a good yard stick for us to see what we nonetheless want to enhance on.”
Neither Missouri State or Southern Illinois have been capable of rating within the first half, as each defenses have been sturdy by way of the opening 45 minutes.
The Salukis’ greatest probability got here within the first 5 minutes of the second half, with junior Sam Dodd simply lacking the highest of the cross bar to maintain the rating stage at 0-0.
Missouri State discovered the breakthrough within the 71st minute, with Hailey Chambliss giving the Bears a 1-0 lead. Within the 84th minute, Chambliss scored once more to increase the result in 2-0, which might find yourself being the ultimate rating.
Southern Illinois is now 4-3-2 general and 1-1-1 in convention play, and the loss is the Salukis’ first since Aug. 25 at Missouri. The six-game unbeaten streak was the longest in program historical past.
The Salukis will go to Evansville of their subsequent match on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 1 p.m.
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