Tag: Charlotte Independence

Game 5 Recap: Get Those Road Points

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Road points are never bad points. That’s probably the main take away from this match. After an exciting opening ten minutes the following 80 were a little ho-hum. Charlotte dominated the possession stat (70/30) thanks to some particularly defensive play by the Hounds, especially in the second half. Part of that is playing the counter attack. You’re going to sit back more and wait for the other team to come to you. Part of it was undoubtedly tired legs. We’ve seen the Hounds struggle to keep up energy late into the game. Playing their third match in eight days put lead weights in their boots from the get go. Fortunately even with all their possession Charlotte wasn’t able to do anything with it thanks to a strong performance by the Hounds D. It’s a little too early to tell if that was…



Know Your Enemy: Charlotte

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Charlotte Independence (0-1-1, 14th in East)

The Hounds travel to Charlotte this weekend to try and put behind the frustrating midweek loss to St. Louis and build on the nice result they had last weekend on the road in Charleston. This could be a good time to play Charlotte, who are winless through two games and appear to be hurting with some injuries in key spots.

Charlotte is 0-1-1 with a loss at home to Charleston and a road draw at Orlando City B and not being too impressive in the process, another road win could be on the horizon for Pittsburgh. Charlotte though is coming off a week’s rest, not playing last week and only having played two games on the season.  This could factor in with the combination of the Hounds traveling south back to back weeks and playing at home on…



Gameday 18: Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs Charlotte Independence

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7:00 PM – Highmark Stadium
Tailgating starts at 4



The Next 10 Days

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Hey Army! The next 10 days is a busy stretch for us. We have three Riverhounds home games, our annual footgolf tournament, and Steel City FC’s final game of the season. So much soccer! This is your friendly reminder of the what, when, and where’s. We hope to see everyone out at these events!

Thursday 7/13 – Riverhounds vs Richmond Kickers
7 PM – Highmark Stadium
Tailgating starts at 4 or whenever you get off work
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Saturday 7/16 – 3rd Annual Steel Army Footgolf Open
11 AM – Cabin Greens Golf Course
Early Registration
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Sunday 7/17 – Steel City FC vs Michigan Lions
1 PM – The Ellis School
The ladies last game of the season!
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Sunday 7/17 – Riverhounds vs Harrisburg City Islanders (Keystone Cup Game 2)
7 PM – Highmark…