After a rough cross-country travel schedule last week, things will settle down for Sporting Kansas City. They've got a nice three-game home stand that starts tonight against the Portland Timbers. (The next two: Chivas USA on May 5 and Seattle on May 8.)
Three-game home stands aren't that typical in MLS (Kansas City had just one last year), so enjoy it while you can.
Since all three games are against the West, it's a chance (as we wrote last week
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) to earn some "bonus" points on the Eastern Conference. Even though it's still early, Kansas City are atop the East and snagging a few points against the West can only help keep them in that position.
Here's everything you'll need to know but didn't have time to Google.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, I hear, could get scarce and this could wind up being a record crowd. (The weather right now is forecast for the 60s.)