St. Louis FC
Sporting Kansas City will start the defense of their 2015 US Open Cup championship up north against future MLS side Minnesota United. United qualified for the fourth round of the competition by beating St. Louis FC 2-0 tonight in St. Louis. The win avenges their 1-0 loss last year in the same round against St.
After a strong start to the season by the Swope Park Rangers, unfortunately they've followed the same path as Sporting KC did after their strong start. The Rangers have lost three straight games after a 2-0-1 start to the season, the latest loss coming last night against cross state rival, St. Louis FC.
In front of a record US Open Cup crowd for the club, Sporting KC won their first match up against a team from across the state of Missouri, defeating St. Louis FC of the USL 1-0 thanks to a 70th minute goal by Graham Zusi. The match up sees KC advance to the fifth round of the Open Cup in late June/early July.
For the first time since the very early 1970s, Kansas City and St. Louis will face off in a competitive outdoor game on Tuesday night at Sporting Park in the fourth round of the US Open Cup. While the two cities have faced off numerous times in baseball, football, and even indoor soccer with the likes of the Comets, Attack, Ambush, and Steamers, outdoor soccer has always lacked in terms of play between the two teams.
Sporting Kansas City will have an I-70 Derby for the fourth round of the US Open Cup at Sporting Park. St. Louis FC topped Minnesota United 1-1 (3-1) on penalty kicks to advance to take on KC.
Minnesota started the game on the front foot, pinning St. Louis back in their own end but were unable to take advantage of the early possession.
For the fifth straight year, Sporting KC will host a US Open Cup game at Sporting Park, tonight was the draw to see which teams KC could be matched up with when KC enters the tournament in its fourth round.
As most fans expected, Sporting KC will match up against the winner of USL side St.
D.C. United continues their preseason against a USL team
D.C. United is back in action this afternoon, taking on St. Louis FC of the USL in their second match of the Suncoast Invitational. United showed some good signs during their 4-2 loss to the Montreal Impact, even if the score line itself doesn't reflect that; they will look to build on that and try and put together a complete performance as they ramp up for the season.
Springfield MO Soccer -
Springfield, MO-"The Missouri State Men's soccer team will host the newly formed Saint Louis FC team on Thursday, March 5, for a 6pm exhibition at Betty and Bobby Allison South Stadium on Missouri State Campus. The first year United Soccer Leagues Professional Division(USL-PRO)team has ties with MSU's program.