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BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Rubber Match With Steel FC Presents Opportunity To Play Spoiler

BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Rubber Match With Steel FC Presents Opportunity To Play Spoiler


The Pittsburgh Riverhounds (6-16-6) wrap up the road portion of their schedule with a visit to Bethlehem to face Steel FC (6-13-9) for the third time this season.

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LIVE STREAM – United Soccer League’s Match Center.

Kickoff is at 3 p.m.
KEY STORYLINES / WHAT’s AT STAKE 
Having been officially eliminated from playoff contention, the Riverhounds will try to spoil Bethlehem Steel FC’s bid to over take Orlando City B’s hold on the 8th and last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Hounds Corey Hertzog is leading the team with 12 goals but has not scored in the last two games.  With two games to go, we’ll see if the Reading, PA native can add a few more tallies to his total.
The Hounds are on a positive streak against teams with losing records and in the bottom half of the standings, coming off wins against Wilmington, Orlando City B and draws against Harrisburg City Islanders FC Cincinnati.  The team’s only blemish, 4-0 loss, coming against 4th place Charlotte last Saturday.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets including Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, and more. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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