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Preview: Riverhounds SC at New York Red Bulls II

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC September 3, 2020 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC News Release

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (7-3-1) heads back on the road for a Group F matchup against New York Red Bulls II (3-6-0) on Saturday, Sept. 5. The match will kick off at 5 p.m. at Red Bull Arena and will be televised on 22 The Point.

This is the third and final match between these two squads in the regular season. The first game back on July 26 resulted in a loss for the Hounds. A penalty kick goal in the 90+5 minute gave Red Bulls II the 2-1 victory at Red Bull Arena. On Aug. 8, Red Bulls II came to Highmark Stadium. This time it was a different story, as the Hounds dominated New York, winning 4-1.

In both of these teams’ last games, they each defeated Loudoun United FC. Red Bulls II defeated Loudoun first on Aug. 29, winning 3-2 to break their four-game losing streak. Fast-forward to Sept. 1, the Hounds collected a clean sheet with a 3-0 win against Loudoun at home.

Currently, the Hounds are enjoying a lead in Group F. Pittsburgh has put a significant six points between itself and second-place Hartford Athletic. New York sits in third place with only nine points in the group, which is 13 points behind Riverhounds SC.

On Saturday, the Hounds will also look to continue their streak of 213 minutes without giving up a goal.

During the match this Saturday, fans can use the hashtag #HoundsAtHome and submit photos of themselves watching the Hounds taking on Red Bulls II, which will be televised on 22 The Point. Be sure to tag the club’s social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @RiverhoundsSC.

To view Riverhounds SC’s complete regular season schedule, visit riverhounds.com/game-schedule.


Date: Saturday, Sept. 5

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey

Television: 22 The Point

Radio: SiriusXM FC 157

Streaming: ESPN+

Live Statistics: USL Championship Match Center

Live Updates: Twitter at @RiverhoundsSC and #NYvPIT

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