HILLSBORO, Ore. – Timbers2 fell to St Louis CITY2 5-3 on Saturday evening at Hillsboro Stadium. Dawson McCartney, Tega Ikoba and Ryan Zellefrow scored a goal each in tonight’s match while McCartney and Blake Bodily tallied an assist. Notably, it was Zellefrow’s first goal of the season, which hescored in stoppage time as a second-half substitute.
STL – Akil Watts (Joao Klauss), 4th minute: Joao Klauss passed a ball at the top of the 18-yard box to Akil Watts who dribbled towards the middle and scored with a left-footed shot to the upper corner of the goal.
POR – Dawson McCartney (Blake Bodily), 18th minute: Blake Bodily sent a cross into the center of thebox where Dawson McCartney controlled the ball and fired a left-footed ball to the top-right corner.
STL – Joao Klauss (Akil Watts), 38th minute: Akil Watts slid a ball through the T2 defense into the top of the 18-yard box. Joao Klauss took possession of the ball, taking two shots and slotting the ball into the right corner of the goal.
STL – Kyle Hiebert (Joao Klauss), 49th minute: Off a free-kick from Joao Klauss, Kyle Hiebert headed the ball into the goal from the top right corner of the six-yard box.
POR – Tega Ikoba, 51st minute: Off a rebounded ball that came from the opponent’s goalkeeper, Tega Ikoba tapped in a ball into yhe left corner of the goal.
STL – Joao Klauss (Celio Pompeu), 53rd minute: Celio Pompeu crossed a ball near the goal line towards the middle of the six-yard box where Joao Klauss finished a shot with a tap-in.
STL – Vitor Dias (Celio Pompeu), 72nd minute: Vitor Dias took a left-footed shot from the center of the box and into to the top-middle crossbar. The cross came from Celio Pompeu on the left side of the field.
POR – Ryan Zellefrow (Dawson McCartney), 92nd minute: Dawson McCartney through the right wing and into the box before he crossed the ball towards the six-yard box. Ryan Zellefrow slid through two defenders and made contact with the ball, slotting the third goal for T2 in stoppage time.
T2 will travel to take on the Real Monarchs on Saturday, Sep. 3, at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman City, Utah. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (Pacific) and will stream on www.mlsnextpro.com.
Highlights of the match can be viewed by clicking here.
Timbers2 (1-16-3, 9pts) vs. CITY2 (15-4-2, 48pts)
August 27, 2022 – Hillsboro Stadium (Hillsboro, Ore.)
STL: Watts (Klauss), 4
POR: McCartney (Bodily), 18
STL: Klauss (Watts), 38
STL: Hiebert (Klauss), 49
POR: Ikoba, 51
STL: Klauss (Pompeu), 53
STL: Dias (Pompeu), 72
POR: Zellefrow (McCartney), 90+2
GOAL: Tega Ikoba, Timbers2 - 51st minute
GOAL: Dawson McCartney, Timbers2 - 18th minute
GOAL: Ryan Zellefrow, Timbers2 - 92nd minute
STL: Klauss, (caution), 35
POR: Fochive, (caution), 74
POR: Vivas, (caution), 77
STL: Dias, (caution), 81
STL: Lowen, (caution) 85
STL: Wan Kuzain, (caution), 90+3
POR: GK Vom Steeg, D Bonilla (Jura, 45) D Haugli, D Jome (Ortellao, 75), D Vivas, M Bodily, M Griffith, M Hinestroza (Fochive, 61), M McCartney, M Miscic (Zellefrow, 74), F Ikoba (Gutierrez, 61)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Sulte, D Pelayo, M Duran, M Enriquez, M Moreno
TOTAL SHOTS: 15 (Bodily, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Bodily, McCartney, 2); FOULS: 19 (Griffith, 6); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 4 (Vom Steeg)
STL: GK McGrane, D Hiebert, D Di Rosa, D Jensen (Wan Kamal, 45), D Volmar (Lowen, 61), M Armstrong (Awuah, 24), M Dias, M Schneider, M Ostrak (Pompeu, 53), M Watts, F Klauss (Dolling, 65)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Creek, M Rivas, M Palazzolo, M Perez
TOTAL SHOTS: 12 (Klauss, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 9 (Klauss, 3); FOULS: 14 (Kuzain, 3); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 4 (McGrane)
Referee: Joseph Salinas
Assistant Referees: Ryan Jung, Zach Wieja
Fourth Official: Luis Trujillo
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 73 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.