AUSTIN. Saint Louis City managed to reverse the scoreline against Austin. Austin lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Bold Stadium stadium in Austin on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Allen Chapman with the collaboration of Jeremy Hanson and Ben Pilgrim. The 4th official was Stefan Tanaka-Freundt. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.3 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 81%.
- 58 Ball Possession 42
- 13 Total 18
- 2 On Target 9
- 11 Off Target 10
- 3 Shots blocked 5
- 130 Attack 112
- 62 Dangerous attack 42
- 102 Ball safe 85
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 8
- 7 Total 9
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 6 Substitutions 5
Austin was in firm control of the ball 58% while Saint Louis City was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Austin was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyway, Saint Louis City was able to find the solution to win this encounter.
Austin shot 13 times, 2 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Saint Louis City shot 18 times, 9 on target, 10 off target.
Austin didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Saint Louis City received 1 yellow card (T. Ostrák).
After playing this encounter, Austin stays with 0 points to occupy the 5th place in the table. Talking about the opposition, Saint Louis City has 3 points (2nd).
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Austin will play away with SJ Earthquakes on the 20th of October with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of SJ Earthquakes (3 draws).
Saint Louis City will host Seattle Sounders on the 20th of October with a 0-0 head to head.
Austin and Saint Louis City will play the return match on the at the
Austin – Formation
Austin adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Josh Wolff decided to play with the following team: Brad Stuver, Nick Lima , Julio Cascante , Leo Väisänen , Žan Kolmanič , Owen Wolff , Daniel Pereira Gil , Emiliano Rigoni , Sebastián Driussi , Diego Fagúndez and Gyasi Zardes .
The home team had on the bench: Matt Bersano, Kipp Keller, Héctor Jimenez, Jon Gallagher , Jhojan Valencia, Alexander Ring , Ethan Finlay , Will Bruin and Maximiliano Urruti .
Austin could not rely on the presence of Kipp Keller (injured) and Maximiliano Urruti (injured).
Austin made 5 changes: Julio Cascante for Kipp Keller (11′), Zan Kolmanic for Jon Gallagher (68′), Diego Fagúndez for Ethan Finlay (75′), Owen Wolff for Alexander Ring (75′) and Gyasi Zardes for Maximiliano Urruti (88′).
Best player: Brad Stuver
The player that probably impressed the most for Austin was the goalkeeper: Brad Stuver. His rating is 7.31. He performed 6 saves.
Saint Louis City – Formation
Also Saint Louis City adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Bradley Carnell played with: Roman Bürki, Jakob Nerwiński , Tim Parker , Kyle Hiebert, John Nelson , Indiana Vassilev , Eduard Löwen , Rasmus Alm , Tomáš Ostrák , Jared Stroud and João Klauss .
These were the players on the bench: Celio Martins, Benjamin Lundt, Akil Watts, Joshua Yaro , Selmir Pidro, Miguel Perez, Njabulo Blom , Nicholas Selson Gioacchini and Aziel Jackson.
Saint Louis City could not rely on the presence of N. Blom (injured), Célio Pompeu (injured) and J. Yaro (injured).
Saint Louis City made 4 changes: I. Vassilev for Njabulo Blom (17′), R. Alm for Nicholas Gioacchini (59′), Jared Stroud for Célio Antonio Pompeu Pinheiro Martins (81′) and Klauss for Joshua Yaro (88′).
Best player: Eduard Löwen
The most impressive player for Saint Louis City was Eduard Löwen even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 44 passes (79% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 12. He performed 8 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Vancouver Whitecaps – Real Salt Lake – 1-2
- Dallas – Minnesota United – 0-1
- Austin – Saint Louis City – 2-3
- Philadelphia Union – Columbus Crew – 4-1
- Orlando City – New York RB – 1-0
- Inter Miami – Montreal Impact – 2-0
- DC United – Toronto – 3-2
- Cincinnati – Houston Dynamo – 2-1
- Charlotte – New England – 0-1
- Atlanta United – SJ Earthquakes – 2-1