Recap: D.C. vs. Sporting Kansas City

05/31/2014 8:21 PM

05/31/2014 8:22 PM

Washington, D.C. ( - Fabian Espindola piled more misery on Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, getting the lone goal to help D.C. United to a 1-0 win at RFK Stadium.

Espindola struck in the 28th minute when he collected a layoff from Chris Korb and sent a curling effort into the top corner from the right flank.

The hosts clung to the lead and preserved the clean sheet to take all three points, dooming Sporting to a fifth straight league match without a win.

United (6-4-3) improves to 21 points on the season to climb into second place in the Eastern Conference, putting the club two points clear of Sporting (5-5-4).

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