Hounds to Battle Indy Eleven in Home Opener, Game to be Aired on ESPN2
PITTSBURGH - Announced today by the USL Championship and ESPN, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC's home opener will be nationally televised on ESPN2. The match will take place against Indy Eleven at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22 at Highmark Stadium.
This will mark the club's second match to be nationally aired on ESPN2. Earlier this week, it was announced the Hounds' season opener against Louisville City FC would be on the sports television station. The match against Louisville will kick off at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 12 at Lynn Family Stadium, marking the first-ever match at the venue.
Pittsburgh is the only USL Championship team to have multiple nationally televised games on the station after today's ESPN2 linear schedule announcement.
Fans will not be in attendance for Riverhounds SC July home games at Highmark Stadium. The club is working closely with the state of Pennsylvania and local government and health officials to determine the ability to accommodate fans in future home games, and updates will be issued at a later time. The safety and well-being of players, coaches, employees and fans are Riverhounds SC's first priority. The club's ticketing department will work with ticket holders directly regarding options for future games.
The remainder of the club's 2020 regular season schedule will be announced in the near future. Follow the club at riverhounds.com and on social media at @RiverhoundsSC for updates surrounding the 2020 season.
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