Home field finally seems like an advantage again for Sporting KC, with a 6-0-3 record at the halfway point of the season. Over the next few months, the club will get to try to put it to good use as it chases the U.S. Open Cup, Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup.
The hot topic around Twitter this week? Not the yellow-card filled late loss to Real Salt Lake. It was Jurgen Klinsmann’s decision to leave Sporting KC defender Matt Besler off the 23-man roster for the Gold Cup. Why’d he do that?
Fresh off a successful but stagnant win in the Open Cup, Sporting Kansas City begins the next phase of the season — the grueling and humid summer. The mailbag is here to help get you ready for the stretch run.
It's been a pretty good week for Krisztian Nemeth. He had an authoritative star-turn in Sporting Kansas City's 4-0 drubbing of FC Dallas. He got a call-up to the Hungarian national team. His shoulder turn is all the rage. He was the MLS Player of the Month for May.
CONCACAF, a FIFA confederation, is soccer's governing body in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. It oversees the Gold Cup and the Champions League, the latter of which MLS teams qualify for every season.
Sporting Kansas City shuffles its goalkeepers, is still in need of help on defense and is still trying to cope with a mounting injury crisis. Which means, there are lots of questions for this week's mailbag.