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Playoff Preview: Philadelphia Union 2

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Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs Bethlehem Steel Philadelphia Union 2
Saturday October 20th
Highmark Stadium
7 PM

By The Numbers
Form
L-W-D-D-W
GF: 7
GA: 5

Road Record
6-8-3
GF: 24
GA: 25

2018 Matchups
8/12 : 2-1 Riverhounds Win (@ Bethlehem)
9/7 : 4-1 Riverhounds Win

All Time Series
4-2-2

It’s the match up a lot of us were hoping for and the one you have to feel the best about. Bethlehem is not a scary opponent and one of the few teams we’ve owned this season. In fact, despite having a fairly even record over the three years they’ve been around the Hounds have always gotten a positive result at home. Ignoring the final regular season standings, just based on our past matches the Hounds have to be favorites to get through to the second round for the first time in a long time.

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Game 22 Recap: Truckin’

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The good times train keeps on rolling with the Hounds picking up their third victory in a row. BUT AT WHAT COST?!?!!!?

Dramatics aside this was another mostly dominate performance from the Hounds. The midfield was smothering, the offense had several dangerous chances, and except for a pair of miscues the defense was stout. It’s the kind of match we fully expect at this point.

Neco Brett continued his march all over opposing defenses and up the golden boot rankings. His first goal showed a wonderful bit of finesse and ball control as he undressed the defender to find a bit of room. That roll over was something only a striker oozing with confidence would do and pull off. To follow that up with a pin point perfect shot at the corner makes all the boys and girls hearts flutter. His second goal…



Game 25 Recap: Great Balls of Fire

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Don’t look now but the Hounds are hot! On Saturday night the boys smacked down visiting Bethlehem for their third straight win and third straight multi-goal game. While we would prefer to not be on the outside looking in on the playoffs, the final stretch of games is exactly when you want your team to find their groove. And boy have they. We’re finally seeing the exciting multi-goal games that we saw at the beginning of the season; games that have been sorely missed. It’s not just exciting because of the recent results but exciting because the team is looking good. Despite the recent rash of season ending injuries in key players like Hollingsworth and both Mitchel and Broome, something has finally clicked in the locker room. We’re seeing confident play by the midfield and offense, and most importantly Hertzog found…



Gameday 15: Bethlehem Steel FC vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds

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4:00 PM – Goodman Stadium
Watch live via YouTube