Category: International Soccer

GAMEDAY 9: Ottawa Fury vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds


2PM – TD Place

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Match Officials, as assigned by CSA:


REF: Mr. Francis Latuippe

AR1: Ms. Marie-Han Gagnon Chretien

AR2: Mr. Lyes Arfa

4TH: Ms. Carol Anne Chenard

Morning Line Odds, via BET365

OTT +100

DRAW +240

PIT +210

It’s been 10 days since the Hounds were last in action, including a four day break over last weekend. The batteries can be fully recharged and ready to tackle the second quarter of the season. In contrast, Ottawa played on Wednesday in the opening round of Canadian Championship against Edmonton and will, today, compete in their fifth match in 15 days. Will it be rest or repetition…

Gameday 21: FC Montreal vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds


7:00 PM – Complexe Sportif Claude-Robilard

Gameday 12: Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs FC Montreal


7 PM – Highmark Stadium
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Match Officials, as assigned by PRO:
REF: Mr. Elvis Mahmutovic
AR1: Mr. Stephen Montanino
AR2: Mr. Democratis Pashalidis
4TH: Mr. Jason Caruso

Yellow Card Accumulation
5 yellows = 1 game suspension
Moloto – 3
Swanson – 2
Murrell – 2
Okai – 2
Branson – 1
Gilstrap – 1
Hunt – 1

FC Montreal comes to town for the battle of the Eastern Conference basement. Montreal is the only team in the entire league worse than the Hounds this season. Even with the Hounds continued slide surely this is a match they can win right? Right? Brandt has been with the team long enough now that whatever system he wants to implement should be well understood by now. We’re in must win territory now….

Know Your Enemy: Impact II


Opponent: Montreal Impact II
Record: 1-10-1 (Bottom East)

Well for once the Riverhounds are playing a team below them in the standings and of course that can only be one team, the Montreal Impact II. The MLS reserve team is the worst in the league with only 4 points and one win.

To be fair to them though, after losing their first eight games, the Impact are 1-2-1 in their last four games, earning all their points of the season recently. Also, their lone win on the season was in Richmond, a tough place to play and where the Hounds just lost 3-1.

Our opponents seem to be trending upward, so nothing can be taken for granted come Saturday. If there is to be any sort of resurgence in the second half of the season is going to have to start with a win over…