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Rochester returns home after nightmare road trip
May 2nd, 2013 6:39PM

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[USL PRO SCHEDULE: Week 7] The Rochester Rhinos play their home opener on Saturday when they welcome the Harrisburg City Islanders at at Sahlen’s Stadium. Winners of their first six games in 2012, the Rhinos are off to a 0-4-1 start. What gives?

The Rhinos have been conceding goals in bunches -- 15 in five games -- after giving up just 23 goals all season in 2012. The nightmarish road stand included back-to-back Saturday games at Orlando City (3-1 loss) and Richmond (4-1 loss) following Friday night matches that necessitated late-night bus trips.

Such wasn't the case, however, last week as the Rhinos fell at Harrisburg, 5-1, in their lone match of the weekend. Rochester was without Tyler Rosenlund and Georgios Kyriazis, who had been red carded at Richmond, and JC Banks, its 2012 MVP who is recovering from an ACL tear.

The Rhinos' lone goalscorer, defender Bilal Duckett, is one of four New England Revolution players on loan to the Rhinos. He was recalled for the Revs' MLS match at Portland on Thursday and started in place of the injured Andrew Farrell.

USL PRO RESULTS, Week 7
Wednesday, May 1
Harrisburg 1 Charleston 2

Tuesday, April 30
Orlando City vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC-postponed

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 7
Friday, May 3
Dayton vs. Charleston
Wilmington vs. Richmond
VSI Tampa Bay FC  vs. Barracuda FC
Phoenix FC vs. Pittsburgh
Saturday, May 4
Richmond vs. Charlotte
Rochester vs.  Harrisburg
Orlando City vs. Barracuda FC
Sunday, May 5
Los Angeles vs. Pittsburgh

USL PRO STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/1
13 Orlando City 4-1-1 14/6
12 Los Angeles 4-3-0 14/8
9 Harrisburg 3-1-0 10/5
9 Charleston 3-1-0 9/5
9 VSI Tampa Bay FC 3-2-0 8/6
8 Charlotte 2-0-2 5/1
7 Richmond 2-0-1 8/2
6 Dayton 2-1-0 3/5
7 Phoenix FC 2-3-1 6/9
3 Wilmington 1-2-0 3/7
1 Pittsburgh 0-4-1 2/8
1 Rochester 0-4-1 2/15
0 Barracuda FC 0-3-0 0/8

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 8
Tuesday, May 7
Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves vs. Los Angeles
Thursday, May 9
Pittsburgh vs. Phoenix FC
Friday, May 10
Harrisburg vs. Barracuda FC  
Wilmington vs. Rochester
Saturday, May 11
Richmond vs. Barracuda FC
Charleston vs. Wilmington
Dayton vs. Phoenix FC
Sunday, May 12
Seattle Sounders Reserves vs. Orlando City

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 9
Tuesday, May 14
Charlotte vs. Charleston
Friday, May 17
Harrisburg vs. Orlando City
Richmond vs. Los Angeles
Saturday, May 18
Pittsburgh vs. Dayton
Rochester vs. Orlando City
Wilmington vs. Los Angeles
Sunday, May 19
Houston Dynamo Reserves vs. Charleston



1 comment
  1. Doug Martin
    commented on: May 3, 2013 at 9:50 a.m.
    I remember when the Rhinos would play Montreal to sold out stadiums, now they are in the Pro league aka Division 3 and Montreal is atop the MLS east...Rochester had so much potential as a great city for a top franchise and now its all gone sideways.


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