Category: Riverhounds

GAMEDAY: US OPEN CUP – 3RD ROUND: PITTSBURGH RIVERHOUNDS VS FC CINCINNATI

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7pm – Highmark Stadium

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Watch Live Via US Soccer

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Via Bet365

(In 90 minutes)

PIT +130

DRAW +240

CIN +160

After a two year hiatus, the Riverhounds find themselves back in the third round of the US Open Cup. For their efforts last week in Erie, the Hounds host the Fussyboys of Cincinnati. Cincy’s trip to tonight was a bit more arduous, needing the extra 30 minutes to fend of Detroit City. At stake tonight is a trip to the fourth round, an evening against an MLS side, and a coin toss to decide where that match would be held. Nothing big, right?

The last time the Hounds…



GAMEDAY 9: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds

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Al Lang Stadium – 7:30PM

Watch: Locally – Pittsburgh CW, Elsewhere – ESPN+

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REF: Mr. David Barrie
AR1: Mr. Walter Heatherly
AR2: Mr. Matthew Osterhouse
4TH: Ms. Janessa Gunn

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TAM +175

DRAW +225

PIT +125

If, when last season ended, we had been told that between Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh, one team would be a bit of a trainwreck before the tenth game of the season, everyone would have shoved all their cash on the Hounds. But, here we are. The Hounds haven’t lost yet this season and Tampa Bay have just lost in their first Open Cup match, sacked…



US OPEN CUP RECAP: Masters and Commanders

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The Hounds went up to Erie last night and took care of business, defeating the Erie Commodores 2-1. Besides securing the victory they also got the Open Cup road loss monkey (or parrot if we’re going to stick with cliche nautical things) off their back. Two early-ish goals was all the boys needed though it wasn’t as comfortable as maybe we hoped. Giving up a goal right before the half is never good, but fortunately the Hounds locked it down in the second half and kept it from being a momentum changer.

I ended up having to listen to the “radio” for most of the game so I don’t have much to say on how well the team looked. Quick aside: how awesome was it to have that option? I have no idea what the logistics would be, but a home audio…



GAME 8 RECAP: Defense Wins Championships

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Friday night was a battle of who would blink first. Typically someone does, but when the best home defense goes up against the best road defense, a nil nil draw is pretty par for the course. It wasn’t for the lack of trying though. This was one of those deceptive matches where if you looked at the box score and the teams involved you might assume it was a snooze fest. Friday night was anything but. Both teams came out pretty tentative to start as they felt each other out. After the first 15 minutes or so the Hounds decided they had enough of that and really put the pressure on Indy for the rest of the match.

The Hounds played an incredibly aggressive game, making Indy’s midfield looked like they forgot how to properly pass. I lost count of how many…