Saint Louis FC Lost To San Antonio FC 2-1 In Texas Saturday, Takes On Colorado Springs Saturday At Soccer Park
Saint Louis FC fell to San Antonio FC 2-1 over the weekend in the club’s second match of the 2018 United Soccer League season.
Kyle Greig scored two minutes into the match for STLFC, but SAFC countered with goals in the 21st and 60th minute to take three points at home in front of 7,946 fans at Toyota Field in San Antonio.
The loss drops STLFC to 0-1-1 on the young season. The club returns home this weekend for its first match of the season at Toyota Stadium.
Saint Louis FC takes on the Colorado Springs Switchbacks at 4 pm this Saturday at Toyota Stadium at World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton.
Kyle Greig put the visiting Chupacabras on the board while many San Antonio fans were still in line for the $1 beers. Greig headed in a cross from Austin Martz just two minutes into the match.
Mikey Lopez would get SAFC on the board in the 21st minute when he headed a ball passed Jake Fenalson. Lopez would again factor into the scoring in the 60th minute. His cross found the head of Kris Tyrpak, who put the home squad ahead for good.
San Antonio FC ranked fourth overall in the USL last season in terms of per-match attendance with an average of 7,152 at Toyota Stadium each time out. Saturday’s match, which was the first of the 2018 season at Toyota Field, had an announced attendance of 7,946.
STLFC manager Anthony Pulis gave his assessment of his team’s performance after the match in a story posted to the club website.
“I don’t think we got what we deserved tonight,” said STLFC Head Coach Anthony Pulis. “I thought the performance was definitely an improvement on last week. We created the better opportunities, especially in the first half, but couldn’t capitalize on them. But when you give two poor goals away like we did, you always give yourself an uphill struggle on the road. Important thing now is we learn from this and improve again next week at home against Colorado.”
Watch highlights from Saturday’s match below.
STLFC vs SAFC Highlights
Saint Louis FC At Home Against Colorado Springs This Saturday
STLFC hosts the Colorado Springs Switchbacks this Saturday in the club’s 2018 home opener. Kickoff is set for 4 pm at Toyota Stadium at World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton.
A limited number of tickets are still available. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at SaintLouisFC.com or by calling 636-680-0997.
Check back to RealLifeSTL later this week for a preview of Saturday’s match.
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