CITY SC shut out second week in a row

Seattle Sounders beat CITY SC 3-0 in match day 7, taking the lead in Western Conference
CITY SC took their first loss of the season against Minnesota United last weekend.
CITY SC took their first loss of the season against Minnesota United last weekend.(Sophia Scheller | CITY SC)
Published: Apr. 8, 2023 at 9:32 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - The Seattle Sounders kept St. Louis CITY SC scoreless for a 3-0 win over the MLS newcomers. With this win the Sounders also dethrone CITY, which has been leading the Western Conference after they had gone undefeated in the first five weeks of the season.

CITY now trails by one point behind the Sounds, with 15 to Seattle’s 16.

The Sounders broke the scoreless game with a hard shot from outside of the penalty box at minute 64. The Sounders doubled their lead with another goal at minute 70. Sounders got a third goal by an unfortunate own goal on CITY’s side off of a Sounders a corner kick.

Both CITY SC and the Seattle Sounders were scoreless after the first half of Saturday’s match.

Team captain and goalkeeper Roman Bürki made several saves throughout the first half as the Sounders made assault after assault on the CITY SC side of the field, keeping the score even. CITY had a few opportunities to get the ball in the back of the Sounder’s net, but couldn’t make it happen in the first 45 minutes.

CITY had a total of six shots in the first half, with only two of them being on goal, in the first half. On the other hand, the Sounders also had six shots but had four on goal. The Sounders solidly carried the first half with 62% possession.

CITY comes home next week to face FC Cincinnati at CITYPARK.


St. Louis CITY SC is looking to rebound after their first loss of the season last Saturday. They have a chance to bounce back against the Seattle Sounders at Lumen Field. The game kicks off at 9:30 p.m.

At the start of the Saturday MLS game day, the Sounders were second in the conference, trailing CITY SC by two points. A win tonight would maintain CITY’s lead in the conference.

Tonight’s match can be watched for free on the Apple TV app.

For more information on St. Louis CITY SC, check out our guide to the 2023 season.