Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (2-2-0) will face Philadelphia Union II (0-3-1) for the second time this season at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 at Highmark Stadium. This match will be televised on 22 The Point.
Here is what to watch for during this Saturday’s showdown.
In their first meeting this season, the Hounds blew out Union II, 6-0, at Subaru Park. Pittsburgh had goals from five different players, including a brace from forward Steevan Dos Santos.
Pittsburgh will be looking for its third straight win against Union II. The Hounds haven’t lost against the in-state foe since the 2018 USL Championship Playoffs.
2.) Group F Picture
Pittsburgh currently sits in second place in Group F with six points, three points behind Hartford Athletic for the group lead. Meanwhile, Philadelphia is last in the group with one point on the season.
With a win on Saturday, the Hounds can further put distance between themselves and Union II in the standings while chasing down the Athletic.
3.) King Kenny
With 36 career assists at the USL Championship level, Kenardo Forbes sits one assist behind Maikel Chang for the most career assists in league history.
In Hounds history, the midfielder sits five assists behind Kevin Kerr’s record-mark of 27 helpers. Currently, Forbes is tied with Gary DePalma and Justin Evans for the fourth-most career assists in franchise history.