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NYRB II Hit The Road to Face The Hounds

HARRISON, N.J. (June 15, 2018) - New York Red Bulls II (5-3-5, 20 points) travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to take on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (5-1-6, 21 points) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. and can be seen live on ESPN+.                      

NYRB II is coming off a 4-2 victory against Charlotte Independence in their first game at newly-renovated MSU Soccer Park. They’ll look to obtain their first win on the road of 2018. When playing away from home, NYRB II are 0-2-4.

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, sitting third place in the Eastern Conference standings, faces NYRB II after bouncing back from their first loss of the season to obtain a, 2-1, road victory against the Richmond Kickers. The Hounds carry a 3-1-3 record when playing at Highmark Stadium.

Both NYRB II and Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC’s leading goal scorers, Amando Moreno and Neco Brett, have scored six goals in 12 matches heading into Saturday’s game. Moreno has scored in two consecutive games, while Brett scored in last week’s win over the Richmond Kickers.

Following Saturday’s match, NYRB II will stay on the road heading to Bethlehem for a midweek match facing the Steel for the second time on the year.