CITY SC loses against Portland Timbers in week 10

Goalkeeper Roman Bürki kept FC Cincinnati at bay with one goal in the 5-1 victory.
Goalkeeper Roman Bürki kept FC Cincinnati at bay with one goal in the 5-1 victory.(Sophia Scheller, St. Louis CITY SC | Sophia Scheller)
Published: Apr. 29, 2023 at 7:40 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - CITY SC lost to the Portland Timbers at home in CITYPARK in week 10 of the MLS season.

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CITY SC and the Portland Timbers went into the halftime break scoreless.

Portland’s first goal came in minute 63 after CITY earned a foul in the box from a handball call after a CITY defender slipped in the rain that took over the night.

CITY SC had scored an equalizer after a goal by Célio Pompeu in minute 79.

Portland gained the advantage again in minute 82, taking a 1-2 lead to win them the match.

CITY was 6-1-2 on the season before the match, while the Timbers were 2-2-5.


Tonight’s match will be the first MLS game without the Brazilian forward João Klauss after his injury in last Saturday’s match. It will also be the first MLS match after a stellar performance by goalkeeper and team captain Roman Bürki, with 12 saves against Colorado. Bürki has made 34 saves this season with a 77.3 save percentage.

CITY played Portland in week three on March 11 and won 2-1 at Providence Park.

Tonight’s match can be watched for free on Apple TV. For more information on St. Louis CITY SC, check out our guide to the 2023 season.