Cincinnati – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC look to make history for the club on Tuesday night as they visit FC Cincinnati for the quarterfinals of the 2023 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup at TQL Stadium. The Hounds are looking to reach their first semi-final against former league rivals they now face in the league. Leading the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer. Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm ET on B/R Football’s YouTube channel.
About the Hound
The Hounds have been in good form lately, winning their last six games in all competitions before heading to Cincinnati. This record includes the win over New England Revolution (1-0, Round 32) and Columbus Crew SC (1-0, Round 16) in the last two Open Cup rounds, where Danny Griffin scored the winning goal. Victory included. Revolution frontrunner and current top scorer Albert Dikwa has scored 10 goals in all competitions and was the winner against Crewe.
The two wins marked the first time Pittsburgh had beaten multiple opponents in Major League Soccer in a single Open Cup, tying the club for the best record in a historic tournament 22 years ago. The Hounds’ form has lifted the club to second place in the Eastern Conference of the Championship, and centre-back Arturo Ordonez scored the winning goal for the second game in a row against Phoenix Rising FC last Saturday in a 1-0 victory. . A packed crowd at Highmark Stadium.
About FC Cincinnati
Cincinnati is going 12-1 in its first 16 regular-season games this season. FCC’s 39 points are eight points clear of its nearest standing rivals, fellow former USL Championship club Nashville SC, and the most points in MLS history through 16 post-shootout games. is. Luciano Acosta led the team with seven goals in the regular season, while Argentinian winger Alvaro Baleal provided four assists for a team that included United States internationals Brandon Vazquez and Matt Miazga.
The FCC are looking to reach the semi-finals of the Open Cup for the first time since achieving a monumental record in 2017 while participating in the USL Championship. This time, Gibby Fall tied for the tournament’s highest number of goals, defeating Crewe and Chicago Fire before being eliminated. In overtime, the New York Red Bulls were one win away from the final.
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