Match Preview | St. Louis CITY SC to Face Portland Timbers at CITYPARK 

Match Preview - STL v POR

St. Louis CITY SC will look to build on a strong road point against Supporters’ Shield leaders Inter Miami CF when they take on Portland Timbers on Saturday at CITYPARK. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT and will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app and broadcasted via radio on KYKY Y98.1 FM (English) and KXOK 102.9 FM (Spanish).

St. Louis put three goals past Inter Miami in their last match, marking the team’s 15th game with at least three goals since the start of the 2023 season, which is the most in MLS over the span. Chris Durkin and Indiana Vassilev both scored in the first half of the game. The goal was Durkin’s first of his CITY SC career while Vassilev notched his second goal of the season and the first against his former team Inter Miami. Célio Pompeu, Hosei Kijima and Klauss registered assists in the tie, with Kijima’s marking the first of his CITY SC career.

The upcoming match will mark the third time Portland and St. Louis face each other. Last season, both teams won the away league fixture with a 2-1 scoreline. Of current CITY SC players, Pompeu and Kyle Hiebert have each tallied a goal against the Timbers, with Tomáš Ostrák, Klauss and Eduard Löwen each tallying an assist to their names.

St. Louis CITY SC has a 14-6-5 record at CITYPARK. St. Louis has scored multiple goals in each of their 14 wins and has tallied at least three goals in 10 of those matches. This season, St. Louis has a 3-2-3 record at home with 10 goals scored, eight goals conceded and three clean sheets. St. Louis has seen 11 different goal scorers in league play this season through the first 15 games. Across the entire regular season last year, 16 players found the back of the net for St. Louis.

The Timbers won their last away match against Austin FC 2-0 with goals from Evander and Jonathan Rodríguez sealing the team’s fifth victory of the season. Prior to that road match in Austin, the Timbers were winless in seven straight away matches which included the consecutive defeats in a row. Portland has a 2-5-2 record on the road this season, with 14 goals scored and 17 conceded in that span.

Portland comes into the match looking to add to their 5-7-5 record. The Timbers have three players with at least five goals in Evander, Felipe Mora and Rodríguez, with Evander leading the team in assists with eight.