Despite out-shooting Saint Louis FC in the second half, the Independence was unable to overcome a one-goal deficit. Independence forward, Enzo Martinez lead the team with six shots but Saint Louis goalkeeper Jake Fenlason came up with three saves to keep the away attack off the scoreboard.
STL – Kyle Grieg 5’ (Bradley Kamdem Fewo)
Brandon Miller; Andrew Gutman, Hugh Roberts (Joel Johnson – 61’), Aaron Maund, Steven Thicot; Enzo Martinez, Alex Martinez, Afrim Taku (Mark Hill – 61’), Abdoulie Mansally (Jorge Herrera – 70’); Dominic Oduro, Jake Areman
Jake Fenlason, Bradley Kamdem Fewo, Phanuel Kavita, Sam Fink, Paris Gee (Matt Bahner – 83'), Guy Abend, Joaquin Rivas, Kadeem Dacres (Russell Cicerone – 57'), Lewis Hilton, Caleb Calvert, Kyle Greig (Albert Dikwa – 64')