You can find a link to every Sporting Kansas City game story in the recaps below:
March 6: Sporting KC 1, Seattle 0
After it spent the offseason adding depth to its roster, Sporting KC opened the season without three starters and still pulled out a 1-0 victory on the road. In his MLS debut, defender Nuno Coelho scored the only goal from 25 yards out.
Goals: Coelho (1)
March 12: Sporting KC 2, Vancouver 1
In Sporting Kansas City’s first match in the newly-named Children’s Mercy Park, Dom Dwyer notched his sixth career brace. The first goal was the result of a superb individual effort, while the second came from an elegant tic-tac-toe string – Graham Zusi to Chance Myers to Dwyer.
Goals: Dwyer 2 (2)
March 20: Sporting KC 1, Toronto 0
From foe to friend. Formerly one of the club’s top rival players, Brad Davis cemented his new status in Kansas City with a 70th-minute goal. Sporting KC hung on without midfielder Roger Espinoza, who was ejected in the 84th minute for a reckless challenge.
Goals: Davis (1)
April 2: Real Salt Lake 2, Sporting KC 1
In a lackluster effort, Sporting KC put only three shots on goal in its home park. Real Salt Lake was missing five starters but scored the first two goals. Sporting KC midfielder Benny Feilhaber made his season debut after sitting the first three games with an injury.
Goals: Feilhaber (1)
April 9: Sporting KC 2, New York Red Bulls 0
Goalkeeper Tim Melia was the star of the game, recording six saves – one of them on a penalty kick from striker Bradley Wright-Phillips – for the shutout. Sporting KC ended a six-match winless streak against the Red Bulls, its longest active streak against an MLS team.
Goals: Feilhaber (2), Dwyer (3)
April 13: Colorado 2, Sporting KC 1
The Colorado Rapids spoiled Sporting Kansas City’s 20th-anniversary celebration by handing the club its second home loss of the season. Sporting KC did not register a shot on goal in the first half.
Goals: Dwyer (4)
April 17: FC Dallas 2, Sporting KC 1
Sporting KC lost on the road for the first time this season, despite scoring first. A pair of mistakes led to two goals from FC Dallas. Brad Davis made his 400th career MLS appearance, only the fifth player to reach that milestone.
Goals: Lawrence Olum (1)
April 24: San Jose 1, Sporting KC 0
A penalty kick that wasn’t called served as the biggest moment of the match. In a scoreless game in the 55th minute, San Jose defender Andrés Imperiale clipped Dom Dwyer in the box, but referee Jair Marrufo kept his whistle silent. Four minutes later, San Jose scored the only goal of the match.
April 27: Sporting KC 1, Vancouver 1
Sporting KC snapped a three-game losing skid. In the second of three matches over an eight-day stretch, the club used a makeshift lineup, and Diego Rubio responded with his first career MLS goal.
Goals: Rubio (1)
May 1: Sporting KC 1, LA Galaxy 1
In a game it utterly dominated, Sporting KC settled for a 1-1 draw, extending its winless streak to five matches. Sporting KC controlled the pace of play but managed to put only one of its 17 shot attempts on target. The lineup raised eyebrows, with Graham Zusi splitting his time on the back line. Sporting KC played the final 20 minutes with a one-man advantage but couldn’t convert it into a game-winner.
Goals: Davis (2)
May 7: Houston 2, Sporting KC 0
The winless streak reached six in a match hyped as Brad Davis’ return to Houston. After the game, Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes called out a handful of players for a lack of hustle.
May 11: Colorado 1, Sporting KC 0
The referees again became the center of attention when they ejected Ike Opara in the 76th minute for a foul against Colorado’s Jermaine Jones. Given a man advantage, the Rapids’ Dillon Serna scored the game-winner two minutes later.
May 15: Sporting KC 2, Orlando City 1
Sporting KC snapped a seven-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory sparked by Jacob Peterson. During a match in which Sporting KC set a club record with 34 shots, Peterson entered in the second half. He assisted on Dom Dwyer’s game-tying goal and then provided the game-winner only five minutes later.
Goals: Dwyer (5), Peterson (1)
May 21: Real Salt Lake 3, Sporting KC 1
After setting a club record for shots in a match in its previous outing, Sporting KC followed with a dud. A pair of costly mistakes ignited goals for Real Salt Lake, which won inside its rival’s venue for the second time this season.
Goals: Dwyer (6)
May 27: D.C. United 1, Sporting KC 0
The match was pushed back 150 minutes because of storms and then delayed again after halftime. One mistake was Sporting KC’s undoing. In the 86th minute, D.C. United sub Alhaji Kamara scored the only goal after Tim Melia strayed off his line and failed to clear the ball.
June 2: Sporting KC 0, LA Galaxy 0
Although Sporting KC was shut out for the second straight match, it earned a crucial point on the road by holding the league’s best scoring team without a shot on goal.
June 19: Sporting KC 2, FC Dallas 0
FC Dallas controlled the first half and appeared to take a 1-0 lead when Sporting KC defender Lawrence Olum passed a ball across his own goal line, but the referees failed to notice. Instead, Sporting KC grabbed a two-goal cushion before halftime with a goal from Olum and a penalty kick from Benny Feilhaber.
Goals: Olum (2), Feilhaber (3)
June 25: Sporting KC 2, Montreal 2
Dom Dwyer continued his success against Montreal with a pair of goals, making him the league's most prolific scorer against the Impact. He has netted nine goals in the past five matchups with Montreal. This time, both of his tallies tied the game, helping Sporting KC earn a road point.
Goals: Dwyer 2 (8)
July 3: Columbus at Sporting KC, 6 p.m.
July 10: New York City FC at Sporting KC, 7 p.m.
July 13: Sporting KC at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
July 16: Sporting KC at Colorado, 8 p.m.
July 24: Seattle at Sporting KC, 2 p.m.
July 31: Portland at Sporting KC, 1 p.m.
Aug. 7: Sporting KC at Portland, 3 p.m.
Aug. 13: Sporting KC at FC Dallas, 8 p.m.
Aug. 20: Vancouver at Sporting KC, 9 p.m.
Aug. 27: Sporting KC at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Sept. 9: Houston at Sporting KC, 7 p.m.
Sept. 18: LA Galaxy at Sporting KC, 12 p.m.
Sept. 24: Sporting KC at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: Sporting KC at New England, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 16: Sporting KC at Real Salt Lake, 6 p.m.
Oct. 23: San Jose at Sporting KC, 3 p.m.