A pair of second-half goals was not enough for Loudoun United FC to overcome a halftime deficit in a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC in a USL Championship match June 2 at Segra Field in Leesburg.

Trailing 2-0 at halftime, Jovanny Bolivar scored for the second consecutive match in the 50th minute to pull the hosts within one. Sammy Sergi's shot was blocked by a defender in the box before Bolivar pounced on the loose ball and quickly deposited it into the back of the net.

After Russell Cicerone converted a penalty kick in the 58th minute to push Pittsburgh's advantage back to two, Loudoun United struck again in the 70th minute to pull within 3-2.

Bolivar laid off a pass for Logan Panchot just outside the box and Panchot ripped a low shot into the right side of the net. Loudoun sliced a two-goal deficit in half for the second time in the match but were unable to net the equalizer.

Pittsburgh improved to 6-0-1 in the all-time series against Loudoun United. The Riverhounds (2-2-1, 7 points) earned their second straight win to move into fourth place in the Atlantic Division.

Loudoun United (1-3, 3 points) slipped to 0-2 at home this season. The Red-and-White were coming off their first win of the season, a 1-0 victory at New Mexico United on May 29.

Next up for Loudoun United is a home match against the Charleston Battery on June 8. Ticket information at Loudoununitedfc.com.

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