Greenville, SC - The Greenville Triumph return to the Upstate to face the Richmond Kickers this Sunday, August 22nd at 7:30 PM at Triumph Stadium at Legacy Early College presented by Fins Car Wash. Greenville comes in to the match still searching for their first win in over a month, most recently losing on the road at Ft. Lauderdale 0-2.
Defend Legacy: Offense Despite another tough loss last week with the Triumph's 0-2 defeat at Ft. Lauderdale, Greenville still everything to play for. This Sunday's match is pivotal, with only three points separating the Triumph from tenth-place Richmond. With four of the next five Triumph matches at home, Sunday begins a stretch that will likely definite the season for the Upstate side.
Golden Boot Race: USL League One's Golden Boot race has been heating up lately, with RIchmond's Emilio Terzaghi now only one behind Greenville's Marios Lomis and his 12 goals. The Triumph offense has sputtered in recent weeks, with Lomis only scoring one goal since his hat trick at New England II on July 4. Getting Lomis in the scoring column again would be a boost not only to his Golden Boot hopes, but to a Triumph offense desperately looking to kick back in to high gear.
Injury Report: Forward Lachlan McLean is questionable this week with a knee inury. Midfielder Noah Pilato remains out with a back injury, with an expected return in 2-4 weeks.
League One Standings: Greenville sits tied for third in the standings on points with Toronto with 24. Union Omaha tops the league with 30 points, with Chattanooga just behind at 29.