This Saturday, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (13-6-4) will face a challenging home match versus much improved Memphis 901 FC with an opportunity to jump ahead to third place in the standings.
In the season opener in Memphis, the Hounds handled 901 FC, with a convincing 3-0 victory.
The second time around, it will likely not be as easy for Pittsburgh.
PSN’s John Krysinsky caught up with The Daily Memphian’s John Varlas, who covers the club which boasts former USMNT/EPL keeper Tim Howard as Sporting Director and part-owner, and has suddenly surged forward to become a serious contender in the USL Championship for the first time in its four-year existence,
Valas talks about how Memphis’ Head Coach Ben Pirrman has surprised many in revamping his team’s attacking tactics and brought more international flavor which has boosted this squad which only returned four players from last year’s first-ever playoff appearance in franchise history.