Game Recap: St. Louis CITY2 Secures Second Consecutive Win with 2-0 Victory over Real Monarchs

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 19, 2024) – St. Louis CITY2 clinched their second consecutive victory with a resounding 2-0 win over Real Monarchs. The game remained scoreless in the first half, but the deadlock was broken in the 54th minute when Mykhi Joyner capitalized on a rebound from a corner kick delivered by Jay Reid. Later in the match, Caden Glover extended the lead with a powerful strike, marking his first goal of the season. CITY2’s defense held strong for the remainder of the game, limiting Real Monarchs to just one shot on target and securing their second clean sheet in as many matches. With this triumph, CITY2 extends their unbeaten streak to five matches, consisting of two victories and three draws.

Postgame Highlights:

– CITY2 secures their second consecutive win.
– CITY2 remains undefeated in their last five matches.
– CITY2 claims their first home victory of the season.
– Caden Glover registers his first goal of the season.
– Mykhi Joyner also scores his first goal of the season.
– Jay Reid records his third assist of the season, leading the team in assists.
– Christian Olivares earns his second clean sheet of the season.
– CITY2 maintains a perfect record against Real Monarchs, winning all five encounters and outscoring them 14 to 1.
– CITY2 continues to dominate in shots and shots on target, with a +47 overall shot difference and +22 shots on target difference over their opponents in all six matches this season.

Goal-Scoring Plays:

– Mykhi Joyner scores with a left-footed shot from the center of the box, assisted by Jay Reid.
– Caden Glover finds the net with a left-footed shot from the center of the box.

Scoring Summary:

– Mykhi Joyner (Jay Reid), 54′
– Caden Glover, 75′

Misconduct Summary:

– Kurowskybob Pierre (Real Monarchs) receives a caution in the 43rd minute.
– Izahi Amparo (Real Monarchs) receives a caution in the 45+2nd minute.
– Jhalmar Sebastian Joffre (Real Monarchs) cautioned in the 47th minute.
– Eric Kinzner (St. Louis CITY2) cautioned in the 66th minute.


St. Louis CITY2:
– Goalkeeper: Christian Olivares
– Defense: Tyson Pearce, Michael Wentzel (c), Eric Kinzner (substituted by Gabriel Mikina at 84′), Jay Reid
– Midfield: Seth Antwi, Cam Cilley (substituted by Carson Locker at 84′), Wan Kuzain (substituted by Dida Armstrong at 85′), John Klein
– Forward: Mykhi Joyner (substituted by Ryan Becher at 56′), Brendan McSorley (substituted by Caden Glover at 69′)

Substitutes Not Used: Sam Gomez, Kai Jaeger, Andrew Kohlberg, Nolan McGuire

Total Shots: 10; Shots on Goal: 4; Fouls: 15; Offsides: 7; Corner Kicks: 7; Saves: 1

Real Monarchs:
– Goalkeeper: Will Mackay
– Defense: Omar Alba, Kurowskybob Pierre, Zack Farnsworth, Derrick Silva
– Midfield: Noel Caliskan (c), Benjamin Redzic, Daron Iskenderian (substituted by Izahi Amparo at 13′), Bertin Jacquesson (substituted by Matthew Bell at 46′)
– Forward: Jhalmar Sebastian Joffre (substituted by Ilijah Paul at 67′), Damien Barker John (substituted by Luis Rivera at 75′)

Substitutes Not Used: Jude Wellings, Marzuq Puckerin, Griffin Dillon

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