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The Minnesota Aurora Football Club Aurora came into the playoffs with their second straight undefeated regular season but their season came to a premature end after falling to Indy Eleven in the USL W League Central Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon.

The Aurora reached the conference title game after defeating Chicago City SC 1-0 on Thursday afternoon. Their reward was a matchup with Indy Eleven, who came into Sunday's game with an 8-1-1 record and won the Central Conference Valley Division.

Minnesota's offense couldn't get going throughout the game and the two teams went into halftime scoreless. Aurora goalkeeper Amanda Poorbaugh did her best to keep Indy Eleven off the board but Sam Dewey redirected a free kick to score the only goal of the game.

It marks the second year in a row that the Aurora have gone undefeated in the regular season but fell short in the playoffs. The Aurora reached the USL W League's championship game last season but lost to Tormenta FC 2-1 at TCO Performance Center.

The USL W League is a pre-professional soccer league that enhances the women's soccer pipeline between college and professional soccer. The league is up to 65 teams in 10 divisions in its second season of play.