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What2Watch4: Saint Louis FC - 10/12

By David Borne, 10/09/19, 9:00AM EDT


Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (17-4-11) heads to Missouri to take on Saint Louis FC (11-11-9) at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday at West Community Stadium. The two clubs met on April 20 and played to a 0-0 draw at Highmark Stadium. 

Defenders of the Arch

Saint Louis FC has dominated its home slate of games this season. The club has posted an 8-2-6 record at West Community Stadium. 

Offensive Depth

Both teams have four players that have scored five or more goals so far this season. Neco Brett and Steevan Dos Santos lead the Hounds in scoring, with 13 and nine goals, respectively. 

Kyle Greig and Sam Fink have posted a team-high seven goals for Saint Louis FC. Greig has also recorded four assists on the year, which marks the second most on the team.

Backline Brilliance

Pittsburgh and Saint Louis have played an impressive brand of soccer this season. Saint Louis has only allowed 35 goals in 2019, which is tied for seventh as the least amount of goals.

Pittsburgh has conceded just 30 tallies, tied for the third fewest in the league.

By the Numbers: 9

Riverhounds SC has not dropped a result in the last nine matches. The club has buried 13 goals over that stretch.

Playoff Picture

With 62 points, the Hounds currently hold the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Nashville SC is second in the table, one point behind the Black and Gold. Indy Eleven sits in third place, three points behind Riverhounds SC.

Saint Louis FC is still battling for a postseason position. The club is currently No. 9 seed in the Eastern Conference, with a two-point lead  over Birmingham Legion FC.