Category: United Soccer League

GAMEDAY 3: Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs Toronto FC II

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BMO Field – 2PM 

Highmark Stadium – 3PM

Tickets: $5 (U.S. currency) at the door gets you in. Another $10 gets you in amongst the more posh of supporters

Watch: The YouTubes

On the ‘watching’ note, the days of live on the The YouTubes is at an end. Live streaming of matches will now be on ESPN+ for $5 a month. Anyone who though the league was dumping money into broadcast quality so they could keep giving it away for free were sadly mistaken. This does not change the agreement with Pittsburgh CW. Those matches scheduled for local television will still be there.

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PIT +100

Draw +260

TOR +200

So……



GAME 2 RECAP: Nil Nil

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Well, we’re not losing…

Once again the Hounds attacked looked really dangerous for stretches of the match. When it was on they were swarming he defense. Guys making overlapping runs, passes into open space, and deft touches when things were tight. I think I’ve seen more back passes in the last two weeks than I’ve seen in the last two years. Lilley’s system is way wider than we’ve seen in recent years which is really opening things up. Unfortunately this edge of your seat soccer doesn’t seem to last. We get it for about 15 of a 90 minute match. It was disappointing to see in the second half the attack slip back to the old low success long ball up to the striker and hope for the best. But even if the “good” attack phase is going to be short, it can…



GAMEDAY 2: Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC VS Harrisburg

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7PM – Highmark Stadium

Purchase Tickets

Watch: Locally – Pittsburgh CW (channel locator) Elsewhere – The YouTubes

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REF: Mr. Charles Murphy
AR1: Mr. Ross Kleinstuber
AR2: Mr. Corey Yearce
4TH: Mr. Kerven Moon

odds-2018

VIA Bet365

PIT -110

DRAW +250

HAR +240

ITS HERE!!!!!

We could try to type out a well-thought and logical preview to today’s match, but we’re just too damn excited to make that happen. Instead, lets us direct you to places that have actually discussed that matchup, so we can get to tailgating and tifo stuff.

Pittsburgh Soccer Now

DKPittsburghSports

Mon Goals



GAME 1 RECAP: A Solid Start

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It’s good to be back! After watching the rest of the league have fun the weekend before, the Hounds finally got in on the action on Saturday and brought home a point from Nashville. While a win would’ve been great, getting a point on the road to start the season is pretty alright.

Supposedly Nashville filled Nissan Stadium with about 19,000 fans with high hopes for their new USL team. If the Hounds let the new season jitters get to them it was a recipe for a quick disaster. Lucky for us Lilley knows what he’s doing. The Hounds of years past probably would’ve let up an early one, but 2018 Hounds held the line. Once the first 20 minutes passed and the game settled into its rhythm, it was clear that not only the Hounds were playing solid and composed defense,…