The newly founded St. Louis City SC has regained the lead in the North American professional soccer league MLS.
After two defeats in a row, the team of German sports director Lutz Pfannenstiel redeemed itself with a convincing 5:1 (3:0) against FC Cincinnati, it was the sixth win of the season in eight games.
Former Bundesliga professional Eduard Löwen scored his second goal of the season to make it 2-0 (39′), the other goals for St. Louis were scored by Jared Stroud (3′), Kyle Hiebert (45’+2′), Nicholas Gioacchini (53′). .) and goalkeeper Roman Celentano with an own goal (57th). Sergio Santos (62nd) only scored the consolation goal against former BVB keeper Roman Bürki.
St. Louis is the 29th MLS franchise – never before had a newcomer made such a strong debut.