After a last-minute loss to Indy Eleven, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (2-1-0) will look to rebound in its next match on Sunday, July 26 against New York Red Bulls II (1-2-0). This game will be played at 5 p.m. at Red Bull Arena and will be broadcasted on 22 The Point.
Here are some things to look for ahead of the matchup.
Dating back to last season, Pittsburgh has a six-game winning streak in road matches.
In addition, the Hounds defeated New York the last time the teams met on Red Bulls II property. This 2-1 victory marked the first-ever time Pittsburgh earned a road victory against the opponent.
Even though the Hounds lost a close game on Wednesday, they still hold a record of 2-1-0 which keeps them first in Group F. Also, after two explosive previous games, the Hounds hold the second-highest goal differential in the USL Championship. They currently sit at seven, two behind Group B leader Phoenix Rising FC.
Despite being held scoreless this past Wednesday, the Hounds created chances, mustering eight shots from inside the 18-yard box and serving in 23 crosses.
When the Hounds and New York have met, it has resulted in quite a few high-scoring matches.
In series history, Pittsburgh averages 1.82 goals per game whereas New York averages 1.73 goals per game. In 11 all-time meetings, never have the sides played to a 0-0 draw.