St. Louis CITY SC Shuts out Portland Timbers at CITYPARK

St. Louis CITY SC Signs German International Eduard Löwen

June 9, 2024 – Major League Soccer (MLS)
St. Louis City SC News Release

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis CITY SC (3-4-9, 18 pts) picked up its second consecutive result with a 0-0 draw against Portland Timbers (5-7-6, 21 pts) at CITYPARK. CITY SC outshot Portland 15-8 on the night but could not find the back of the net. The Timbers, though, were also held scoreless in the match, with Roman Bürki stopping three shots en route to his fifth clean sheet of the season.

Postgame Notes

CITY SC played its 50th all-time MLS regular season match

Indiana Vassilev is the only player to have appeared in all 50 matches

With the draw, CITY SC earned its 74th all-time point, good for the fifth-most regular season points in MLS history (trailing LAFC, 94; Atlanta United, 88; Houston Dynamo, 79; Seattle Sounders, 75)

CITY SC’s 20 all-time wins are tied with Seattle Sounders FC for the fifth-most wins through 50 games in MLS history

Roman Bürki picked up his fifth clean sheet of the season

He earned his fifth clean sheet in CITY SC’s 16th MLS regular season match; four matches earlier than it took him to reach the same mark last season

CITY SC earned its first-ever home point against Portland Timbers

St. Louis held Portland, the league’s third-highest scoring team, scoreless for just the third time in 18 matches.

It was the tenth time in sixteen MLS matches that CITY SC recorded more shots and shots on target than their opponent

It was the eighth time this season that CITY SC held their opponent to three or fewer shots on target

With the start, Anthony Markanich hit a career-high of games played in a single season (14)

June 8, 2024 – CITYPARK (St. Louis, MO)

Goals by Half 1 2 F

St. Louis CITY SC 0 0 0

Portland Timbers 0 0 0

Misconduct Summary

STL: Anthony Markanich (caution), 45+2

STL: Joakim Nilsson (caution), 45+4

STL: Hosei Kijima (caution), 51

POR: Dario Zuparic (caution), 53

STL: Celio Pompeu (caution), 67

STL: Chris Durkin (caution), 81

POR: Felipe Mora (caution), 82

STL: Tomas Totland (caution), 82


STL: GK Roman Bürki ©; D Tomas Totland, D Tim Parker, D Joakim Nilsson (Josh Yaro, 50′), D Anthony Markanich (Akil Watts, 70′); M Chris Durkin, M Eduard Löwen, M Célio Pompeu, M Indiana Vassilev (Aziel Jackson, 70′), M Hosei Kijima (Sam Adeniran, 80′); F Klauss

Substitutes not used: GK Ben Lundt, D Jake Nerwinski, D Nikolas Dyhr, M Njabulo Blom, M Nökkvi Thórisson


POR: GK James Pantemis; D Claudio Bravo, D Dario…

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