Watch Live: Wilton boys soccer at Ludlowe, 6, Thursday

The defending FCIAC boys soccer champion Ludlowe Falcons will take on the Wilton Warriors in a battle of contenders on Thursday at Taft Field in Fairfield.

The 6 p.m. game will be broadcast live on the HAN.Network, and its affiliate websites, including WiltonBulletin.com, Fairfield-Sun.com and FCIAC.net. All regular season Connecticut sports contests on HAN.Network are broadcast for free. You can see the initial fall schedule here.

Ludlowe was unbeaten in FCIAC play last fall, going 13-0-3 during the regular season, before sweeping its way through the league tournament with three shutouts, including a 1-0 blanking of Greenwich in the final. The

Falcons haven’t missed a beat this year, starting off 3-0-1 while outscoring its opponents 7-0.

Wilton was a playoff team last fall as well, going 8-5-3 during the regular season. The Warriors ran into the Falcons’ steamroller in the FCIAC tournament, however, losing 2-0 in the quarterfinals.

Like Ludlowe, Wilton has gotten off to a strong start in 2015, winning three of its first four games, including a 1-0 win over Warde onTuesday.

The HAN Network, formerly known as Hersam Acorn Newspapers, is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division replaces HANRadio.com with a new focus on live video streams of high school athletics along with the Network’s news and lifestyle programming.

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Jack Brandt controls the ball for the Wilton High boys soccer team during Tuesday’s win over Bridgeport Central at home. — GretchenMcMahonPhotography.com