St. Louis City face Sporting KC in must-win mode

The Western Conference’s top seed is out to avoid disappointment amid a historic season as St. Louis City SC hit the road to face Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in the second leg of a best-of-three first-round playoff series. Sporting KC earned a 4-1 win last Sunday at St. Louis, stunning the first-year club with just its fifth home loss all season. One more win for Sporting KC and St. Louis’ inaugural season is done.

St. Louis City chasing history in Vancouver

St. Louis City already have clinched the top seed in the Western Conference, but the expansion franchise has further accomplishments in mind. St. Louis City (17-10-5, 56 points) aim to break the single-season points mark for a first-year squad in Wednesday night’s road contest against the Vancouver Whitecaps (11-10-10, 43 points). St. Louis is two points away from passing the record of 57 set by Los Angeles FC in 2018. “You can check these boxes