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Gerso Fernandes helps Sporting KC beat Whitecaps 3-0

Jul. 14, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Gerso Fernandes played a role in all three goals and Sporting Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 on Saturday night. Fernandes scored in the 91st minute and set up an own goal that went off the foot of Whitecaps defender Ali Adnan in the first half. Fernandes...

Croizet scores early, Sporting KC beats Fire 1-0

Jul. 6, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — Yohan Croizet scored in the 14th minute and Sporting Kansas City held on to beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Saturday night. Felipe Gutiérrez launched the counterattack from behind the center circle, splitting a pair of defenders with the through ball and giving Croizet the...

Vela scores 17th goal, Rossi gets 9th; LAFC beats Sporting

Jul. 3, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 17th goal of the season, Diego Rossi added his ninth and Los Angeles FC beat Sporting Kansas City 5-1 on Wednesday night. Christian Ramirez opened the scoring in the 28th minute for Los Angeles (12-2-4) by sending a free kick under the wall and past a diving...

Sam Johnson scores twice, RSL beats Sporting KC 2-0

Jun. 30, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sam Johnson scored twice and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night. Johnson opened the scoring in the 16th minute. Damir Kreilach blocked Albert Rusnák's corner back into the middle of the area, Kyle Beckerman headed it along and Johnson tapped it home for...

Gutierrez scores, Sporting KC gets road win 1-0 over Crew

Jun. 23, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Felipe Gutierrez scored early in the second half and Tim Melia made four saves to give Sporting Kansas City its first road win of the season, 1-0 over the Columbus Crew on Sunday. Gutierrez was just a couple steps off the goal line unmarked for the easy header on a short cross from...

Elis, Dynamo hold on for 1-1 draw against Sporting KC

Jun. 1, 2019 11:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alberth Elis scored in the 69th minute and the Houston Dynamo tied Sporting Kansas City 1-1 on Saturday night. Maynor Figueroa sent a long cross into the right side of the area, A.J. DeLaGarza headed it down toward the center of the box and Elis finished it with a roundhouse kick. Yohan...

Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007

May. 29, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 10th goal of the season in the 86th minute and Los Angeles beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Wednesday night for the Galaxy's first road victory in the series since 2007. Los Angeles (9-5-1) has won two straight after losing four in a row. Kansas City...

Russell's hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid

May. 26, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell had a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday to snap a seven-game winless streak. Nicolas Hasler took it away from Seattle's Handwalla Bwana near midfield and then led Yohan Croizet with a low pass to the right corner of the area....

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...