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Rochester Continues Domination of Riverhounds With 3-0 Win To Complete Season Sweep

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The Rochester Rhinos continued its domination of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds with a dominating 2-0 win on Saturday at Sahlen’s Stadium to complete a three-game series sweep for the 2016 season. 
The Hounds didn’t do a very good job of accounting for Soso Tergou, who scored twice in the first half on balls served to the far side of the box.  

Making matters worse, the Hounds goalkeeper Zach Steffen made a poor decision after going up to grab a ball bythe far post on a high cross into the box.
Steffen tried to toss the ball toward the left plank in an effort to get the Hounds going forward on a counter attack.  Unfortunately Rochester’s Sean Rielly was right there to step in to intercept the rolling ball. Rielly alertly lined up and drove a dandy of a shot past Steffen to give the Rhinos a commanding 3-0 lead that would hold up. 

The Hounds futility in Rochester continues. In 26 games all-time, Pittsburgh has only won once (3-2 win in June 2014). 
The Riverhounds (4-15-4, 16 points) return to action with a mid-week tilt at home against Wilmington on Wednesday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Highmark Stadium.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. 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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