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Everything You Need to Know Before Orange County SC Visits Pittsburgh

September 23, 2022 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Orange County SC News Release


Kickoff: Saturday, September 24 (4:00 PM PDT)

Where: Highmark Stadium (PIttsburgh, PA)

How to Watch: ESPN+

Orange County SC heads to the City of Bridges for an inter conference showdown with Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. This will be their first meeting with the Riverhounds since 2014 and their sixth trip to Highmark Stadium in club history. The match will kickoff at 4:00 pm PDT on ESPN+.

HOUNDTAHN SHOWDOWN

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC currently sit in fifth place in the USL Championship Eastern Conference. They are 2-1-2 in their last five and will play their final four matches of the season at Highmark Stadium, where they look to hang on to their spot above the playoff line.

2022 Regular Season Record: 15-8-7

Goals Scored: 45 | Goals Conceded: 34 | Clean Sheets: 11

Players to Watch

Russell Cicerone

Albert Dikwa

FLYING HIGH AT HIGHMARK

Orange County SC's struggles on the road have been documented, but Highmark Stadium might be the place to amend their struggles this season. The Orange and Black are 4-1-0 all time when they travel to the Steel City, and a win on Saturday could go a long way to boost morale.

All-time record

Orange County SC is 4-1-1 all time against Pittsburgh.

Previous Matchup: 2014 USL Championship

Orange County SC 0 - 1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Summary: Mike Green 54'

CAREER DAY FOR RAKOVSKY

In the club's loss last time out against Sacramento, goalkeeper Patrick Rakovsky tied his previous career high in the USL Championship for saves in a match. His seven saves against the Republic ties the mark he had previously set on July 10, 2021 which was also on the road against SacRepublic.

PACK THE CHAMP FOR FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT

Orange County SC returns home to Championship Soccer Stadium for their final home game on Saturday, October 1 against the San Diego Loyal. As a part of the Fan Appreciation Night festivities, join us for a pregame tailgate, poster giveaways and an autograph session with players after the match. Limited tickets are still available for the latest chapter in this Southern California Derby! You can purchase them here.

SECURE YOUR 2023 SEASON SEASON TICKETS NOW!

Professional soccer is returning to Championship Soccer Stadium at the Great Park in Irvine for the 2023 USL Championship season! The best way to ensure your seat for all the action, is to become a season ticket holder! Enjoy all the same great benefits of being OCSC ticket holder, with an official OCSC badge and lanyard, a car magnet AND tickets to an away game of your choice. Place your deposit today at https://www.orangecountysoccer.com/season-tickets/.


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