Timbers2 drop 4-1 road result to St. Louis CITY2

Blake Pope tallies second goal of 2023 season

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Playing their second match of a two-game road swing, Timbers2 dropped a 4-1 result to St. Louis CITY2 at CITYPARK on Friday evening. Blake Pope tallied Portland’s lone goal of the match and his second of the 2023 campaign. T2 will return home to host Colorado Rapids 2 at Providence Park on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. (Pacific).

Goal-Scoring Plays
STL – Isak Jensen, 35th minute: Isak Jensen intercepted a pass near the top of the box and took several touches before finishing it into the back of the net. 

STL – Nolan McGuire, 48th minute: Standing in front of the goal,Nolan McGuire poked a CITY 2 corner kick into the goal.  

POR – Blake Pope, 55th minute: A loose ball in the box fell to the feet of Blake Pope, who drove a first-time shot into the right corner of the net. 

STL – John Klein (Lucas Bartlett), 63rd minute: Off a CITY 2 corner kick, the ball bounced in the box to John Klein, who fired a left-footed strike into the corner of the goal.

STL – John Klein (Wan Kuzain), 72nd minute: Wan Kuzain served a cross into the box from the right side of the field, picking out John Klein to finish the play with a first-time shot.

Next Match
T2 will return home to host Colorado Rapids 2 at Providence Park on Sunday, Aug. 27. The match will kick off at 7 p.m. (Pacific) with a live stream on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

Timbers2 (9-13-1, 28pts) vs. St. Louis CITY2 (7-8-8, 34pts)
Aug. 18, 2023 – CITYPARK (ST. LOUIS, Mo.)

Scoring Summary:
STL: Jensen, 35 
STL: McGuire, 48
POR: Pope, 55
STL: Klein (Bartlett), 63
STL: Klein (Kuzain), 72

Misconduct Summary:
STL: Bartlett (caution), 18
STL: Bettache (caution), 70

POR: GK Sulte, D Bravo (Ferdinand, 57), D Jones-Riley, D Pope, M Jura (Santos, 79), M Vang (McCartney, 57), M Enriquez (Miscic, 79), M Shaul, M Dunne, F Penn (Weber, 69), F Ikoba

Substitutes Not Used: GK Miller

TOTAL SHOTS: 6 (Penn, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 1 (Pope, 1); FOULS: 8 (Ikoba, 2); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 5

STL: GK Walker, D Pidro, D Bartlett, D Wentzel, D McGuire, M Jensen (Kuzain, 68), M Schneider (Pearce, 84), M Perez (Palazzolo, 68), M Klein (D. Armstrong, 76), F Bettache (Joyer, 76), F Glover

Substitutes Not Used: GK Bishop, D E. Armstrong, D Maher, M Hackworth

TOTAL SHOTS: 19 (Jensen, Klein, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 9 (three players tied, 2); FOULS: 20 (Wentzel, Schneider, 4); OFFSIDES: 7; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 0

Referee: Calin Radosav
Assistant Referees: Jacob Little, Christopher Slane
Fourth Official: Matt Geringer

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.