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Preview: Riverhounds SC vs. Atlanta United 2

October 3, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC News Release

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (17-4-10) prepares for its final home game of the 2019 regular season, as it takes on Atlanta United 2 (8-16-7) at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Highmark Stadium. The Hounds currently sit atop the USL Championship Eastern Conference standings with 61 points.

Game Notes

The Black and Gold were victorious in their first match against Atlanta earlier this season, earning a resounding 5-0 victory at Fifth Third Bank Stadium back on June 15. Steevan Dos Santos, Neco Brett, Thomas Vancaeyezeele, and Robbie Mertz each scored for the Hounds, in addition to an Atlanta own goal, en route to a win.

The Hounds look to stay unbeatable at home, coming into Saturday on a 24-game regular-season home unbeaten streak. Pittsburgh is 10-0-6 at Highmark Stadium this season and has outscored its opponents 29-9 during that stretch.

Atlanta United 2 rides into town on a hot streak of their own, undefeated in their last five, with their most recent win coming 2-1 over Indy Eleven on Sept. 25.

DON'T MISS OUT

Saturday's game will feature a Moe's Southwest Grill tailgate for all participating fans beginning at 5 p.m. in the west parking lot of Highmark Stadium. Purchase of a ticket includes entrance to the game as well as a buffet of all your Moe's favorites, and will run until 7 p.m. Fans can purchase tailgate tickets here through the end of Oct. 3.

Saturday will also be Fan Appreciation Night, and fans can purchase a special ticket discount at Groupmatics through the end of Oct. 3.

Fans can purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com. Take advantage of our WQED Family Zone 4-for-$40 deal by using the code "WQED" upon purchase.

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and the Hounds will offer $1 beers up until 7 p.m. kickoff. The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive a free pink Kick for Cancer T-shirt, courtesy of Allegheny Health Network.

MATCH INFORMATION:

Date: Saturday, Oct. 5

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh Pa.

Streaming: ESPN+

Live Statistics: USL Championship Match Center

Live Updates: Twitter at @RiverhoundsSC and #PITvATL


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