Sporting Kansas City has had a man advantage four times this season but has scored just one goal in that time. The latest example came Sunday night at Children’s Mercy Park, when Sporting could not take advantage of a red card to Ashley Cole and settled for a 1-1 draw against the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Sporting Kansas City ended a three-match losing streak with a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Wednesday night, but it left BC Place having missed an opportunity to claim its first victory in three weeks.
In a reserve-filled starting lineup, Diego Rubio opened his Sporting Kansas City scoring account with a goal in the 27th minute Wednesday night as Sporting played the Vancouver Whitecaps FC to a 1-1 draw. The Full 90’s Tate Steinlage analyzes that match, in which Sporting ended a three-match losing streak.
The San Jose Earthquakes beat visiting Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Sunday, scoring their only goal on a second-half penalty kick moments after an apparent foul against Sporting forward Dom Dwyer in the penalty area was left uncalled. Sporting is winless over its last 18 matches in San Jose, including the postseason.
Midfielder Mauro Rosales scored on a 20-yard in the 68th minute, the eventual game-winner in FC Dallas’ 2-1 victory against visiting Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night in Frisco, Texas. Sporting lost for the first time in three road trips this season despite scoring the game’s first goal.
Little mistakes continue to mount during Sporting KC’s two-game losing streak, Tate Steinlage writes in analyzing Sporting Kansas City’s 2-1 loss Sunday night at FC Dallas. The week, which started off promising enough with the club looking to solidify itself as the Western Conference’s early frontrunner, couldn’t have gone worse.
Sporting Kansas City and the Los Angeles Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw Sunday night at Children’s Mercy Park. The result extended Sporting’s winless streak to five matches as the club failed to reap the benefits of a one-man advantage for the second time in four days.