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Hounds to Host Austin Bold FC in 2021 Home Opener

By Riverhounds Staff, 03/23/21, 2:00PM EDT

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PITTSBURGH (March 23, 2021) – Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC will kick off its 2021 home schedule against Austin Bold FC on Sunday, June 6 at Highmark Stadium, announced today by the USL Championship.

This matchup will be the Hounds’ first-ever meeting with Austin Bold FC. Austin was founded in 2018 and has spent the entirety of its existence in the Western Conference. Last year, Austin finished with a 5-4-7 overall record, missing the postseason.

In the Highmark Stadium era, the Hounds hold a 2-4-2 record in home openers. The club lost to Indy Eleven, 1-0, during last year's home opener in a nationally televised game on ESPN 2.

Also announced today, Riverhounds SC will travel to battle Hartford Athletic in their home opener on Saturday, May 15. The entire 2021 schedule will be announced at a later date.

Season ticket holders will be contacted directly, and information on individual tickets for the 2021 season will be announced later.

For more information on the home opener rollout leaguewide, visit uslchampionship.com.