Just when it looked as if FC Kansas City would play to a draw, Sky Blue FC converted a corner kick for a goal in the 82nd minute of Sunday’s game in New Jersey, sealing a second consecutive 1-0 loss for FCKC.
As if losing Amy Rodriguez for the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament tear wasn’t enough, FC Kansas City’s offense took another hit when the club announced forward Shea Groom has a rib injury.
The Major League Soccer Players Union released the salary figures for every player Tuesday. Roger Espinoza ($850,000) is the highest-paid player for Sporting Kansas City. Find out how much every other SKC player makes.
FC Kansas City announced Tuesday that striker Amy Rodriguez, a U.S. national team member who was traded to the club in late 2013, will miss the season because of an anterior cruciate ligament tear in her left knee. Rodriguez tore the ACL early in the second half of Sunday’s season-opening 2-0 win over the Boston Breakers.
National Women’s Soccer League campaign that began with heaping dose of promise took a hit Sunday night when FC Kansas City, playing its season opener at Swope Soccer Village, lost veteran Amy Rodriguez early in the second half of a 2-0 win.