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PREVIEW: Riverhounds SC at Louisville City FC

By Riverhounds Staff, 07/10/20, 9:30AM EDT


Match to be televised on ESPN2

PITTSBURGH (July 10, 2020) – Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (0-0-0) will kick off its 2020 season on the road against Louisville City FC (1-0-0) on Sunday, July 12 at Lynn Family Stadium. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m., and the match will be nationally televised on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

This will mark the first-ever match at Lynn Family Stadium.

The Riverhounds’ last match against Louisville came during the 2019 Eastern Conference semifinals, where the Hounds fell short in extra time, losing 2-1. The Hounds started this game on top in the 11th minute, when Thomas Vancaeyezeele headed in a corner kick from teammate Kenardo Forbes. They then continued to hold the lead until the second half of the game when Louisville scored its first goal. Louisville scored again in the 118th minute (extra time) to defeat the Hounds.

Despite dropping their last meeting, the Hounds hold an all-time record of 3-1-1 in road games against Louisville. This away record includes a two-game winning streak.

As Pittsburgh has yet to play this season, Louisville got in one match before the season had been suspended in March. The foe defeated North Carolina FC, 1-0, on the road.

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Date: Sunday, July 12
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky
Television: ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes
Streaming: ESPN+
Radio: SiriusXM FC 157
Live Statistics: USL Championship Match Center
Live Updates: Twitter at @RiverhoundsSC and #LOUvPIT