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FINAL: Riverhounds SC 1, Louisville City FC 0

Pittsburgh Riverhounds

FINAL: Riverhounds SC 1, Louisville City FC 0

The Riverhounds SC knocked off defending USL Champion Louisville City at Slugger Field on Wednesday evening.

Kenardo Forbes’ late second half goal was the difference in a tightly contested match.

With the win, the Hounds improve to 7-1-7, and now sit alone in second place in USL’s Eastern Conference trailing front running FC Cincinnati by three points after their 3-3 draw at Toronto FC.

Matt Gajtka will provide a game recap with post game reaction from Louisville a bit later.

RIVERHOUNDS STARTING XI

GK – Dan Lynd

D – Joe Greenspan, Todd Pratzner, Hugh Roberts

MF – Ray Lee, Kenardo Forbes, Thomas Vancaeyezeele, Jordan Dover

F – Kevin Kerr, Christiano Francois, Neco Brett

Available subs:

Mike Kirk (G), Tobi Adewole, Joe Holland, Romeo Parkes, Mouhammad Dabo, Andy Lubahn, Kay Banjo

Louisville City FC Lineup

For the full game preview — SHOWDOWN IN THE ‘VILLE click here

7 p..m. Kickoff

Slugger Field, Louisville, KY,

BROADCAST:

ESPN+

Audio: Riverhounds Facebook Live with Matt Gajtka

Follow:

USL Match Center

Pittsburgh Soccer Now provides comprehensive coverage of this showdown from Slugger Field including:

  • MonGoals Preview Pod
  • Riverhounds Rabbi Scouting Report on Wednesday
  • Matt Gajtka with postgame report from Slugger Field.

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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