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Club America Win Over St. Louis City SC: Three Takeaways

MLS: Leagues Cup-America at City at St. Louis City SC on July 27, 2023

In a scintillating display of football prowess, Club America cruised to a commanding 4-0 win over St. Louis City SC in the Leagues Cup. The match showcased the team’s excellent attacking prowess. Las Aguilas lived up to the expectations set ahead of this match. Not only did they win, but they played well and scored plenty of goals exactly what the fans demanded. Amongst everything that happened within the 90 min of Club America’s win over St Louis, here are the three significant takeaways.

Club America Win Over St. Louis City SC: Three Takeaways

Kevin Alvarez A Crucial Asset in Club America’s Arsenal

Once again, Kevin Álvarez proved to be an indispensable piece of Club America’s puzzle. His ability to contribute offensively makes him an indisputable asset. Not to mention the terrain he covers throughout the match is impressive. The Mexican fullback was all over the pitch on the right-hand side. Álvarez continues to show his versatility as a defender who can make an impact in the attacking third. His performance was highlighted by a well-taken goal in the 54-minute of the match. Scoring in a 1v1 against former Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Bürki. His consistent displays of form make him an integral part of this formidable team.

Julian Quiñones Scores Again

Julian Quiñones continues to find the back of the net for Club America. Many questioned how he would fit in the team alongside Henry Martin. Would they work well together up front? Well everyone got their answer quickly in this match. Not only did he provide an assist to Henry Martin but was unselfish when in front of goal.  His impressive goal-scoring abilities have definitely followed him to America from Atlas. Quiñones added to his goal in an America jersey in the 53-minute of the match. With clinical finishing and a knack for finding the back of the net, Quiñones slowly is becoming the signing all fans hoped for. His contributions not only boost the team’s attacking potency but also inject confidence and enthusiasm among his teammates.

Jogo Bonito: Andre Jardine’s Playing Style Evident on the Pitch

Under the direction of head coach André Jardine, Club America continues to embrace a “Jogo Bonito” style of play. A beautiful game characterized by constant possession, fluid movement, and quick passing tempo with a strong emphasis on attacking football. Against St. Louis City SC this style was vividly on display. The team orchestrated attacking sequences and exploited spaces with precision. Jardine’s tactical approach is gradually taking shape, reflecting the team’s progress and potential for further growth. Jardine is well aware of the pressure to not only perform but to do it while playing attractive football. And slowly as time progresses so does this team under him. This game was a perfect example of what he pretends this team to be. A team that is dominant on the ball and is focused on attacking.

Last Word

READ MORE: Club America vs St. Louis City SC: Leagues Cup Showdown

Club America’s dominant 4-0 victory over St. Louis City SC is a stamp of authority. Sending a clear message to their potential future rivals. The team’s potent attacking force and solid defensive foundation make them formidable contenders. If they continue to build on their current form, they could be a dominant force in the competition. With their eyes set on lifting the trophy, Club América’s journey in the Leagues Cup promises to be an enthralling one, as they aim to further assert their dominance and add more silverware to their illustrious history.

Las Aguilas will now have to switch focus to their next rivals in the group stage Columbus Crew. Although they go into the next match a little more relaxed. After this outstanding win America have secured their ticket into the next round of the Leagues Cup. With still plenty to play for come next Monday against The Crew, there’s no doubt this result will add confidence to the team.


Photo Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports, of a Club America Headshot and a St. Louis CITY SC Headshot, on July 27, 2023.


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