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FINAL: Riverhounds SC 2, Charleston Battery 1

FINAL: Riverhounds SC 2, Charleston Battery 1

USL Championship Atlantic Division – Old Guard Shield 

FINAL: Riverhounds SC 2, Charleston Battery 1

Box Score: USL Championship Match Center

GAME COMMENTARY & UPDATES

Welcome to the Gameday Blog for Riverhounds SC vs Charleston Battery.


FINAL: HOUNDS 2, BATTERY 1

The goals…


2nd Half:

90++ – Hounds Sub:  IN:  Jalen Robinson  OUT: Alex Dixon

80′ — GOAL – PITTSBURGH 2, CHARLESTON 1

Russell Cicerone.

Nice pass from Alex Dixon.

It’s Cicerone’s 16th of the season — and Dixon’s 9th assist.

79′ — Bunch of subs for Pittsburgh

IN: Louis Perez, Anthony Velarde and Jordan Dover OUT: Todd Wharton, Tommy Williamson and Dani Rovira

69′ — Free kick goes off wall, then cleared away.

68′ — Wharton now taken down on edge of box. Hounds free kick coming.

65′ — GOAL – CHARLESTON 1, PITTSBURGH 1

Nique Daley with an impressive strike from 20 yards. Hounds left him a little too much room.

56′ — WIlliamson takes the free kick. Heading to left post side — Kuzminsky punches it away.

55′ — Tommy Williamson trying to make a run on a thru ball attempt is dragged down about 24 yards from goal.

8:09 p.m. (46′) — No changes for the Hounds as second half begins.

Key Halftime Stats:  Possession – Pgh – 57% / CHS 43%; Shots – 9-2 (4-2 on target) Pittsburgh; Corners – 4-2 (Pgh)

1st Half:

45+2′ — HALF — HOUNDS 1, BATTERY 0

42′ — Ball bounces out to Dixon on left edge of box and he volley’s it but another save from Kuzminsky!

35′ –Another Vitiello save!

34′ — Great save by Danny Vitiello to deny Lewis keeps the match in Hounds favor.

30′ — Cicerone left footed shot from close range is saved.

28′ — GOAL – RIVERHOUNDS 1, BATTERY 0

Todd Wharton with the goal — comes from Cicerone who collected it after Wharton’s intial shot came off the left post.

20′ — Here’s a look at the Hounds shape tonight…

Rovira and Dixon are finding spaces to get forward

16′ — Save Kuzminsky (CHS).  Jelani Peters with redirected header from Forbes corner.

16′ — Hounds win first corner with patient passing — and diagonal ball from Forbes to Dixon, then attempted cross is cleared.

15′ — Both teams still feeling each other out — not much in the way of chances for either side.

7:05 p.m. (1′) — We’re underway!

 

6:55 p.m. — Here are the starting lineups for both teams:

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