Illinois trounced Nebraska on the soccer area Saturday, defeating the host Cornhuskers 41-23 to advance to 2-Three on the season. Nebraska fell to 1-Three with the loss.

The Illini did not simply dominate on the scoreboard, both: They dominated the Huskers in each aspect of the sport, outgaining them 490-392, holding them to four of 12 on third down and forcing 5 turnovers.

Illinois, having fun with its second win of the season, dished just a little disrespect Nebraska’s manner after the sport as effectively (which it later deleted):

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Nothing like just a little insult to go together with your harm, eh, Nebraska?

Illinois’ tweet could appear mean-spirited — particularly for a Huge Ten group — however Huskers followers must marvel if the group invited this on itself after its controversial offseason.

This all stems from the Huge Ten’s Aug. 11 resolution to postpone the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost urged previous to the choice that Nebraska may have a look at “different choices,” resulting in an uneasy relationship between the convention and its member establishments. Nebraska finally fell in line with the remainder of the convention, but it surely was clear a rift had shaped — to the purpose former Michigan receiver Desmond Howard urged the Huge Ten kick this system out of the convention.

It did not cease there, both. Dad and mom of Nebraska gamers threatened to sue the Huge Ten over the convention’s lack of communication over its resolution (Huge Ten chancellors and presidents voted 11-Three to postpone the season). A number of Nebraska gamers did sue the convention.

After the Huge Ten reversed its resolution and unveiled its revamped 2020 schedule, many questioned whether or not the convention made an instance of Nebraska, given the problem of its schedule. Nebraska additionally sought to play sufferer after its recreation towards Wisconsin was canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak inside the Badgers’ program.

Maybe it is no marvel, then, that Illinois thought to ship a parting shot to its fellow Huge Ten West group.