The Cincinnati Bearcats are internet hosting the UCF Knights. That is the fourth time the Bearcats host the Knights with the sport scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, at Nippert Stadium at midday.
— Cincinnati Soccer (@GoBearcatsFB) October 13, 2021
Trying on the Groups
This isn’t the primary time the 2 groups meet, since 2015 the 2 groups have met six instances. The groups are 3-3 in wins towards one another, with the Bearcats profitable the final two matchups in 2019 and 2020.
Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell talks on how they respect the Knights.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are presently 5-0 this season and are presently No. 3 within the American Athletic Convention. The Bearcats look to proceed their win streak this season and towards the Knights. The Bearcats’ final matchup was towards the Temple Owls, and so they gained 52-3. Cincinnati has 23 straight house wins at Nippert Stadium and have the second-longest house win streak within the nation behind Clemson (31).
The College of Central Florida is presently 3-2 this season and is No.4 within the American Athletic Convention. The Knights search for one other win after beating East Carolina on Oct. 9 with a remaining rating of 20-16. Head Coach Gus Malzahn is now 80-40 in his profession as a head coach.
As they put together to tackle the Knights, head coach Fickell talks concerning the group’s abilities.
Of their first meetup in 2015 the Knights fell brief to the Bearcats 52-7 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Knights didn’t keep down for lengthy profitable the subsequent three matchups towards the Bearcats. In 2016 they gained 24-3, in 2017 they gained 51-23, and in 2018, 38-13. Their win streak towards the Bearcats got here to a halt in 2019 with the Bearcats profitable 27-24 and in 2020, 36-33. Each groups search for a win as they’re tied 3-3 total.
Trying on the Gamers
Particular person Leaders for the Knights
Passing- Mikey Keene
Particular person Leaders for Cincinnati
Passing- Desmond Ridder