Hounds Fall In Conference Semifinals To Louisville, 2-1

Hounds Fall In Conference Semifinals To Louisville, 2-1

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)–No. 1 seed Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC dropped a 2-1 result to No. 4 seed Louisville City FC in extra time on Saturday night at Highmark Stadium.


The loss eliminates the club from the USL Championship playoffs.


A record 6,073 fans attended the match. This breaks Highmark Stadium’s previous attendance record, which was set last weekend (5,627).


Louisville’s Paolo DelPiccolo netted the game-winning goal in the 118th minute.


Thomas Vancaeyezeele scored Pittsburgh’s lone goal in the 11th minute.


“They had a great season, said Head Coach Bob Lilley. “Crowd was great. It’s disappointing. We had all home games left, I know we haven’t lost in over a year at home. It’s a tough way to end the season. I’m proud of them for the year they had.”