FINAL: LouCity 3, Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0
Louisville City FC on Saturday night moved into sole possession of first place in the USL Eastern Conference with a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Pennsylvania's Highmark Stadium.
Luke Spencer opened scoring in the 33rd minute, Kyle Smith added another goal before the half, and Devon "Speedy" Williams added his first of the season on a penalty in the second half as the club pushed three points clear of the No. 2 Charlotte Independence.
With the performance - LouCity's seventh win in its last nine games - goalkeeper Greg Ranjitsingh also posted his seventh shutout of the year.
Match: Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Louisville City FC
Date: Sept. 9, 2017
Venue: Highmark Stadium
Kickoff: 7:05 p.m.
Weather: 66 degrees, clear
LouCity Man of the Match: Devon "Speedy" Williams
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (0,0,0)
Louisville City FC (2,1,3)
Louisville City FC:
Luke Spencer, assist to Mark-Anthony Kaye (33')
Kyle Smith (43')
Devon "Speedy" Williams, penalty earned by Spencer (54')
Pittsburgh Riverhounds: 40 Matthew Perrella (41 Alexander Kapp - 86'), 20 Jamal Jack, 22 Tobi Adewole, 4 Taylor Washington, 23 Ritchie Duffie, 5 Victor Souto (16 Danny Earls - 69'), 10 Kevin Kerr, 7 Stephen Okai, 36 Romeo Parkes, 11 Corey Hertzog, 9 Chevaughn Walsh (18 Kay Banjo - 45')
Subs not used: 27 Gale Agbossoumonde, 3 Jack Thompson17 Kenroy Howell, 38 Shannon Gomez
Head Coach: Dave Brandt
Louisville City: 1 Greg Ranjitsingh, 18 Paco Craig, 15 Sean Reynolds, 4 Sean Totsch, 24 Kyle Smith, 19 Oscar Jimenez (6 Tarek Morad - 69'), 8 Guy Abend, 80 Devon "Speedy" Wlliams, 12 Luke Spencer (10 Brian Ownby - 79'), 7 Mark-Anthony Kaye, 22 George Davis IV (23 Richard Ballard - 76')
Subs not used: 28 Tim Dobrowolski, 36 Paolo DelPiccolo,14 Ilija Ilic
Head Coach: James O'Connor
Victor Souto, yellow (51')
Shots on target: 2/5
REF: Jorge Ramirez
AR1: Corey Yerace
AR2: Darth Newman
4TH: Alfonso Fajardo
• Discuss this story on the United Soccer League message board...
United Soccer League Stories from September 10, 2017
- Toros Fall to Sacramento at Home - Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
- Switchbacks FC Fall 1-2 to Phoenix Rising FC at Home - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
- FINAL: LouCity 3, Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0 - Louisville City FC
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.