vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC - Gallagher

Match Preview: ATL UTD 2 vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

Atlanta United 2 will face Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Saturday night at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be streamed live on ESPN+.

ATL UTD 2 returns to action Saturday looking to bounce back after a 3-1 defeat to New York Red Bulls II last Friday, June 7. Despite conceding three goals, Dylan Castanheira made an ATL UTD 2 single-match record nine saves while Brandon Vazquez scored his second goal of the year in his third appearance for ATL UTD 2.

Saturday marks the third meeting all-time between Atlanta and Pittsburgh. The Riverhounds defeated ATL UTD 2 at Highmark Stadium 1-0 in the first match (4/28/18) and both sides tied 1-1 in the return match at Coolray Field (10/10/18).

Pittsburgh is 1-2-3 on the road this season and has not won in its last six outings. Riverhounds SC tied Ottawa Fury 2-2 last Saturday, June 8. The team’s two leading scorers Kevin Kerr and Neco Brett each tallied a goal to put Pittsburgh ahead 2-0, but Fury FC responded with two goals in quick succession with a penalty by Wal Fall in the 66th and a long-range strike from Aidan Daniels in the 69th minute.