Match Preview | St. Louis CITY SC Travels to Face FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium 


St. Louis CITY SC hits the road to take on FC Cincinnati on Saturday at TQL Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT with the match streaming live on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. Fans can also listen via radio on KYKY Y98.1 FM (English) and KXOK 102.9 FM (Spanish).

St. Louis enjoyed a 5-1 victory over FC Cincinnati the last time the two teams met. The win at the time ended a two-game skid in the club’s inaugural season. On the current roster, Indiana Vassilev, Kyle Hiebert and Eduard Löwen have each recorded a goal against FC Cincinnati. Löwen, Klauss (2) and Rasmus Alm have notched assists.

Although the team recorded their first home defeat of the season in their last match against LAFC, St. Louis outshot their opponents in both shots (14-12) and shots on target (7-3). This match was the eighth time this season that CITY SC has outshot their opponents in both shots and shots on target. The defeat was CITY SC’s first MLS regular season home loss since October 21, 2023, against Seattle Sounders FC.

St. Louis has a 6-3-1 record against Eastern Conference teams. So far this season, St. Louis is undefeated against Eastern Conference teams with a 2-0-1 mark after defeating Chicago Fire (3-1) and NYCFC (2-0) earlier in the season. In the last six matches against Eastern Conference teams, St. Louis has outscored their opponents by a combined score of 12-5, with a record of 4-1-1.

St. Louis has scored nine goals in five away matches this season, earning at least a point in four of those matches. St. Louis has an all-time away MLS record of 6-9-7, scoring 30 goals in that span.

FC Cincinnati is second in the Eastern Conference with an 8-2-3 record. Cincinnati is on a five-match win streak, with their last victory a 1-0 win over Atlanta United. Cincinnati have scored 16 goals and conceded 10 and have posted a 3-1-2 record at home this season.