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Cornelius' late goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-1 draw against SKC

May. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Cornelius scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Vancouver Whitecaps pull level for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Cornelius tied it for the Whitecaps (3-6-4) with a left-footed volley from near the penalty spot...

Paul Arriola, DC United beat Sporting KC 1-0

May. 12, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Arriola scored in his second consecutive game and D.C. United beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Sunday night. Bill Hamid had four saves for D.C. United (7-3-2) for his sixth shutout of the season. He's tied with New York City's Sean Johnson for most in MLS. Wayne Rooney played a long,...

Feilhaber headed back to Sporting KC in trade with Rapids

May. 8, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City has acquired veteran midfielder Benny Feilhaber from the Colorado Rapids for 22-year-old defender Abdul Rwatubyaye and an undisclosed draft pick. The 34-year-old Feilhaber joined Sporting KC in 2013 and helped lead the club to the MLS Cup title. He wound up...

Martinez, Barco help Atlanta United beat Sporting KC 3-0

May. 5, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Josef Martinez scored twice, Ezequiel Barco added a goal and an assist and Atlanta United beat Sporting Kansas City 3-0 on Sunday night. Martinez, the MLS MVP last year after breaking the MLS season record with 31 goals, had just two goals coming into the game. He opened the...

Atlanta United loses Ezequiel Barco to FIFA U-20 World Cup

May. 3, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer for about a month. Midfielder Ezequiel Barco has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. He will leave United after Sunday's game...

Sporting KC rallies for 4-4 draw with Revolution

Apr. 27, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Krisztián Németh scored twice and Sporting Kansas City rallied for a 4-4 tie with the 10-man New England Revolution on Saturday night. Felipe Gutiérrez scored from the top of the 6-yard box to get Sporting KC (2-3-2) to 4-3 in the 70th minute and Németh capped...

MLS increases Kaku's suspension to 3 games

Apr. 24, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer has increased New York Red Bulls midfielder Kaku's suspension from one to three games and fined him for reckless conduct for kicking the ball into the sideline stands. The league announced the increased penalties Wednesday. Kaku initially received a red card and an...

Hoesen sparks Quakes' 4-1 rout of Sporting KC

Apr. 21, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored twice in the first 12 minutes and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Sporting Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night . Hoesen opened the scoring in the sixth minute, settling Aníbal Godoy's long pass between a pair of defenders and slipping past them for a close-range...

Busio's goal lifts Sporting KC to 2-2 draw with Red Bulls

Apr. 14, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gianluco Busio scored for the third consecutive game to help Sporting Kansas City tie the New York Red Bulls 2-2 on Sunday night. The 16-year-old Busio, whose goal against FC Cincinnati on April 7 made him the youngest player history to score in back-to-back MLS games, made it 2-2...

Monterrey advances to CONCACAF Champions League final

Apr. 11, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Rogelio Funes Morito scored two goals and Monterrey advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League final, beating Sporting Kansas City 5-2 on Thursday night for a 10-2 aggregate victory. The Rayados advanced to their fourth final, helped by captain Dorlan Pabon scoring two goals in a...