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Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Tops Memphis 901 FC in Keystone State

August 3, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Memphis 901 FC News Release

Cam Lindley of Memphis 901 FC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Cam Lindley of Memphis 901 FC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
(Memphis 901 FC, Credit: Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC)

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania - Sixth-place Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC scored a pair of goals in each half and earned a 4-0 win over Memphis 901 FC Saturday night in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Despite the defeat, 901 FC (4-10-6, 18 pts) has a point in seven of its last 11 matches. The contest at Pittsburgh (9-3-8, 35 pts) continued a tough stretch of matches for Memphis. 901 FC has played four-straight matches against teams in playoff contention and six of its last eight overall.

901 FC midfielder Marcus Epps made his team debut as a substitute in the 51st minute. He was acquired on loan from New York Red Bulls of MLS earlier this week.

Pittsburgh's goals were scored by Tobi Adewole in the 27th minute, Robbie Mertz in first-half extra time just before intermission, Jordan Dover in the 64th minute, and Steevan Dos Santos in the 69th minute.

Memphis 901 FC remains on the road for a Tuesday night contest at Saint Louis FC. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. 901 FC returns to AutoZone Park next Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m. to welcome North Carolina FC.

Tickets for the remainder of the season are available at www.memphis901fc.com/tickets.

For the latest information on the team, visit www.memphis901fc.com and follow the club on social media on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Memphis 901 FC Starting XI

1 (GK) Jeff Caldwell, 22 (D) Wes Charpie, 8 (D) Marc Burch (c), 15 (D) Jacob Hauser-Ramsey, 17 (D) Ewan Grandison, 10 (M) Adam Najem, 27 (M) Cam Lindley, 6 (M) Dan Metzger, 23 (M) Leston Paul, 11 (F) Lagos Kunga, 29 (F) Brandon Allen

Subs: 30 (M) Marcus Epps, 2 (D) Morgan Hackworth, 28 (F) Jochen Graf, 20 (D) Todd Pratzner, 3 (D) Abdi Mohamed, 24 (GK) Scott Levene, 9 (F) Luca Uccello

Substitutions: 51' Marcus Epps on, Leston Paul off... 61' Abdi Mohamed on, Ewan Grandison off... 75' Todd Pratzner on, Jacob Hauser-Ramsey off

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Starting XI

1 (GK) Kyle Morton, 7 (D) Ryan James, 2 (D) Tobi Adewole, 17 (D) Thomas Vancaeyezeele, 5 (D) Jordan Dover, 11 (M) Kenardo Forbes (c), 24 (M) Robbie Mertz, 15 (F) Anthony Verlarde, 8 (F) Steevan Dos Santos, 10 (F) Kevin Kerr, 9 (F) Neco Brett

Subs: 20 (D) Joseph Greenspan, 12 (F) Christian Volesky, 6 (M) Sammy Kahsai, 21 (M) Mouhamed Dabo, 23 (GK) Austin Pack, 14 (M) Noah Franke, 4 (D) Daniel Rovira

Substitutions: 62' Mouhamed Dabo on, Anthony Velarde off... 75' Daniel Rovira on, Steevan Dos Santos off... 76' Christian Volesky on, Kenardo Forbes off





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Ewan Grandison of Memphis 901 FC with possession vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Ewan Grandison of Memphis 901 FC with possession vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

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Cam Lindley of Memphis 901 FC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Cam Lindley of Memphis 901 FC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

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