Category: United Soccer League

GAME 15 RECAP: Louisville Slugger

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It may not have been pretty at the end but who care we got three points in Louisville! Hello second place! I don’t know about you all but I spent a large part of my night walking around my house going “How about them Hounds?!” What a great feeling to take into the 4th of July game next week.

The midweek tilt against the Louisville Bats intramural soccer team started off pretty much where we left off in Charleston. Kind of a slow chess math with each team feeling each other out. It wasn’t until about halfway through the first until the match shifted into a higher gear, and it was pretty pedal to the metal after that. The Hounds were able to find some holes and play some dangerous through balls past Louisville’s defenders. It helped that the Hounds were playing very…



GAME14 RECAP: Southern Drawl

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A week after the exhilarating victory against the Baby Bulls, the Hounds went down to Charleston and sure played a soccer game. It was a chess match that soccer fans like us would peg as very “interesting” to watch, but for a casual flipping on the CW it was probably a boring one. If you look at the stats for the game everything is pretty much split right down the middle. This was about the most 0-0 draw you could possibly have. At least we can hang our hat on getting a result against a European bound club.

As one might expect with a 0-0 draw the Hounds were a strong overall team but no one player really stood out too much. There were some flashes of brilliance on the offensive side but the execution was just off enough that…



Gameday 14: Charleston Battery vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds

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7PM – MUSC Health Stadium

Watch: Locally – Pittsburgh CW, Nationally – ESPN+

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REF: Mr. Daniel Gutierrez
AR1: Mr. J. Benjamin Jackson III
AR2: Mr. Howard Ash
4TH: Mr. Dallas Rosier

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Via BET365

CHA +125

DRAW +230

PIT +187

The Hounds embark on a challenging two match swing as they travel to Charleston and then Louisville for a pair of the more difficult road games they’ll play all season. Its gonna be hot, humid, and hostile for Lilley and the boys tonight. We’ll see if they’re level to the challenge.

This week we’ll leave the match previews to…



GAME 12 RECAP: The Richmond Redemption

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We’re back on track kids! Maybe. One step at a time. On Saturday night the Hounds went down toa soggy Richmond and picked up a much needed win to cap off a hella busy stretch of schedule before a nice two week break.

Most of the game was a slog. The soaked field killed any momentum the ball had on the ground, and in general play was slow and a bit meandering. From a statistical perspective the Hounds had a solid first half, managing 10! shots in the general vicinity of the goal. Only one of them was actually on target, and going into the second half it felt an awful lot like de ja vu from Wednesday game. Chances a plenty but nothing to show for it. You could hear waves of groans across Twitter as each shot or header…