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Twitter Reaction: Hounds highlight momentous night at Highmark Stadium with commanding win

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It was a momentous night of soccer at Highmark Stadium, as the Riverhounds SC defeated Detroit City FC, 2-0, before a spillover crowd of 6,099 fans.

Hounds dominate Detroit, 2-0, in front of record-setting crowd

The match was highlighted by the Riverhounds’ impressive performance, as they raced out to a 2-0 lead in the first half, then held on for the victory.

PSN’s Colton Coreschi also caught post match reaction from Hounds’ Head Coach Bob Lilley and defender Pat Hogan, who scored the match’s opening goal in the first half.

Post Match Reaction: Lilley, Hogan pleased with Riverhounds’ progression in back-to-back wins

The evening also marked a special announcement from Riverhounds SC President Jeff Garner, who shared before the crowd as they were settling into their seats right before kickoff, that they will be launching a USL W League club, beginning in 2025.

BREAKING: Hounds President Jeff Garner announces launch of USL W League team before kickoff of match vs Detroit City FC

Additionally, when the match reached the 54th minute, Hounds veteran midfielder Kenardo Forbes became the USL Championship’s all-time leader in minutes played, adding to his impressive list of accomplishments and milestones, which includes being the league’s all-time assists leader and the club’s all-time leader in appearances and minutes played.

Riverhounds SC Kenardo Forbes becomes USL Championship’s all-time minutes played leader


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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Riverhounds MF Kenardo Forbes

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