Preview: Riverhounds SC vs. Louisville City FC
PITTSBURGH - No. 1 seed Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC heads into an Eastern Conference Semifinals showdown with No. 4 seed and two-time defending champion Louisville City FC at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Highmark Stadium. The match will be televised on WPNT 22 The Point.
The Hounds are unbeaten at Highmark Stadium this season, holding a 13-0-7 record at the venue across all competitions.
Pittsburgh enters the conference semifinals after dismantling Birmingham Legion FC, 7-0, in the conference quarterfinals. The seven goals scored tied a club record and Neco Brett became just the second Hound ever to score four goals in a single match.
Meanwhile, Louisville advances into the conference semifinals fresh off a 2-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the conference quarterfinals.
Pittsburgh and Louisville met twice in the regular season. The Hounds won, 1-0, at Louisville on April 6 and tied the foe, 0-0, in Pittsburgh on Sept. 7.
DON'T MISS OUT
Fans can purchase Eastern Conference Semifinals tickets at ticketmaster.com.
The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a free gold rally towel, courtesy of AHN. Furthermore, fans can sign up for an opportunity to participate in a special Quick Kick halftime contest, presented by #1 Cochran, where they have a chance to win an Audi sedan.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and the Hounds will offer $1 beers up until 7 p.m. kickoff.
Will Call at Highmark Stadium is open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on weekdays and will open at 9 a.m. on the day of the match. Due to high demand, fans planning to pick up tickets at the gate are encouraged to do so as early as possible to avoid long lines and wait times before the game.
Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA
Television: WPNT 22 The Point
Live Statistics: USL Championship Playoffs Center
Live Updates: Twitter at @RiverhoundsSC and #PITvLOU
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