Pittsburgh continues late surge with win over OC Blues

[USL PRO: Week 21] A second-half goal by Michael Green gave the Pittsburgh Riverhounds a 1-0 win over the Orange County Blues at Highmark Stadium on Friday night and keep their slim playoff hopes alive with their sixth win in their last eight USL PRO matches.

With five weeks remaining in the USL PRO regular season, both expansion teams, Sacramento and OKC Energy FC, who meet on Saturday night at Bonney Field, are in the top eight. Republic FC enters the contest on a four-game undefeated streak that has seen it move up to third place. OKC Energy FC currently sits seventh after Harrisburg moved up a spot with a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls Reserves in midweek play.

USL PRO WEEK 21, Schedule:
Wednesday, August 6
Harrisburg 3 New York Red Bulls Reserves 1
Friday, August 8
Pittsburgh 1 Orange County 0
Charleston 2 Dayton 2
Saturday, August 9
Harrisburg vs. Orlando City
Richmond vs. Charlotte
Wilmington vs. Dayton
LA Galaxy II vs. Arizona United
Sacramento vs. OKC Energy FC
Sunday, August 10
Rochester vs. Orange County

USL PRO, Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
49 Orlando City 15-1-4 39/13
45 Richmond 12-1-9 46/20
39 Sacramento 12-6-3 34/23
37 LA Galaxy II 11-7-4 43/31
31 Rochester 8-7-7 19/16
30 Harrisburg 8-8-6 33/31
29 OKC Energy 8-8-5 29/28
26 Wilmington 6-4-8 22/21
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26 Pittsburgh 7-11-5 29/39
25 Charleston 6-8-7 20/22
25 Charlotte 7-12-4 26/33
24 Orange County 8-14-0 25/41
21 (-2) Arizona Utd. 6-11-5 21/36
18 Dayton 5-15-3 24/48

USL PRO, Leading Scorers:
G PLAYER, TEAM
14 Matthew Delicate, Richmond
13 Kevin Molino, Orlando City
12 Aaron Schoenfeld, Dayton
10 Chandler Hoffman, LA Galaxy II
8 Jose Angulo, Pittsburgh
8 George Davis, Richmond
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