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Pittsburgh Riverhounds turn focus to season opener

Michael Love

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds have completed the preseason and are gearing up for the United Soccer League Championship regular-season opener against the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Saturday at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The match, set for 7:30 p.m., will be televised on Pittsburgh’s CW.

The Riverhounds suffered a 3-1 loss to USL League One’s Toronto FC II on Saturday at Highmark Stadium in the preseason finale.

Steevan Dos Santos scored for Pittsburgh off an assist from Kenardo Forbes in the 49th minute to cut in half a 2-0 halftime deficit.

Six minutes later, the Riverhounds were awarded a penalty kick, but a shot from Christian Volesky sailed over the crossbar.

Toronto added an insurance goal in the 60th minute.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-856-7400 x8632, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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