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Sounding Off on Soccer: Vamos con toda fuerza! Amadeo Eichberg goes on the road to Tampa Bay for Riverhounds’ USL Championship Players Shield conquest

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds won the USL Championship’s Players Shield by defeating the Tampa Bay Rowdies, 2-0, at Al Lang Stadium on Saturday.

Takeaways/Player Grades: Determined Riverhounds stay a step ahead, lock down Rowdies to clinch Players Shield

La Mega Media’s Amadeo Eichberg who was there in St. Petersburg on Saturday — joins PSN’s John Krysinsky — and shares more on his experience covering the match, from taking the same flight with the team to the Hounds’ ability to clamp down and defeat the Rowdies and what it was like to be in the joyous locker room.


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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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