St. Louis CITY SC Defeats Houston Dynamo 3-0; Extends Win Streak to Three 

With the win, St. Louis CITY SC improves to 9-4-1 on the season. 

Images courtesy of St. Louis City S.C.

ST. LOUIS (June 3, 2023) – St. Louis CITY SC leaps to the top of the MLS Western Conference table after defeating Houston Dynamo FC 3-0. Eduard Löwen opened the scoring in the 9th minute followed by second half goals from Tomáš Ostrák and Niko Gioacchini.

Goals Galore at CITYPARK 

CITY SC are 8-2-0 at CITYPARK across all competitions and 6-2-0 at home in MLS play. St. Louis has scored 22 goals at CITYPARK in eight games in MLS this season and has only trailed for 52 of 810 minutes across all competitions. St. Louis has scored at least three goals in each of their six home wins in MLS. 

Postgame Notes 

  • Roman Bürki recorded his fourth clean sheet of the season 
  • CITY SC remains undefeated (7-0-1) in MLS action when they score first 
  • Löwen leads the team for most goal contributions with 11 (five goals, six assists) 
  • St. Louis’ three goals tonight marked their eight games with at least three goals in 14 games played this season. The LA Galaxy (1998) is the only other team to 3+ goals in as many games 
  • CITY SC has trailed just 52 of 810 minutes at CITYPARK. 
  • CITY SC has scored at least three (3) goals in each home win this season (3-1 vs Charlotte, 3-0 vs San Jose, 5-1 vs FC Cincinnati, 4-0 vs Sporting KC, 3-1 vs Vancouver Whitecaps, 3-0 Houston Dynamo) 
  • Löwen has now scored the most goals at CITYPARK this season across all competitions with five (5) goals 
  • St. Louis CITY SC has scored 27 goals at CITYPARK across all competitions (22 in MLS and 5 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup) 
  • CITY SC is now 8-2-0 at CITYPARK across all competitions and 6-2-0 at home in MLS play 
  • CITY SC’s six home wins are tied for second most in the league behind FC Cincinnati (9) 
  • Both Löwen and Gioacchini recorded their fifth MLS goal this season 
  • Löwen has now scored in three consecutive matches, the longest streak by any CITY SC player 
  • Löwen also opened the scoring with a set-piece goal for the third consecutive match – a penalty against Sporting KC, a free-kick against Vancouver and a penalty against Houston 

Goal-Scoring Plays 

STL – Eduard Löwen (penalty), 9th minute: Eduard Löwen converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. 

STL – Tomáš Ostrák (Lucas Bartlett, Eduard Löwen), 51st minute: Tomás Ostrák right footed shot from the right side of the six-yard box to the bottom right corner. 

STL – Niko Gioacchini (penalty), 83rd minute: Niko Gioacchini converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. 

Next Game 

St. Louis CITY SC heads south to resume their match against FC Dallas on Wednesday, June 7. 

June 3, 2023 – CITYPARK (St. Louis, MO)  

Goals by Half        1    2     F 

St. Louis CITY SC    1    2     3      

Houston Dynamo     0    0     0    

Scoring Summary

STL: Eduard Löwen (penalty), 9  

STL: Tomáš Ostrák (Lucas Bartlett), 51 

STL: Niko Gioacchini (penalty), 83 

Misconduct Summary

HOU: Luís Caicedo (caution), 45’+2’ 

STL: Njabulo Blom (caution), 45’+5’ 

HOU: Adalberto Carrasquilla (caution), 45’+5’ 

HOU: Iván Franco (caution), 45’+7’ 

STL: Aziel Jackson (caution), 69’ 

HOU: Ben Olsen (caution), 74’ 

HOU: Ethan Bartlow (caution), 78’ 

STL: Rasmus Alm (caution), 90’+1’ 


St. Louis CITY SC, one of the few majority female-led ownership groups in all of professional sports, was awarded Major League Soccer’s 28th expansion team in 2019. The St. Louis-based ownership group unveiled the club’s crest, logo and branding in 2020 and will take the pitch for their historic, inaugural season in 2023. Currently, CITY SC is putting the finishing touches on CITYPARK, an STLMade 22,500-seat world-class soccer-specific stadium as part of the new stadium district which includes a practice facility and team headquarters all within the same 30+ acre urban campus in downtown St. Louis to help further the region’s continued growth and revitalization.


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