MLS: Sporting KC hand Sounders first home defeat | OneFootball
MLS: Sporting KC hand Sounders first home defeat
Sporting KC handed Seattle Sounders their first home defeat in nine matches this season, scoring twice in the first half and holding on for a 3-1 victory Sunday at Lumen Field.
The victory brought the visitors within two points of the first-placed Sounders in the MLS Western Conference table, with one fewer match played.
KC captain Johnny Russell set the tone in the 31st minute with a beautiful free kick from just outside the area to give the visitors the lead, and Daniel Salloi doubled the advantage before half-time.
After Fredy Montero answered for Sounders in the 51st minute, Cameron Duke sneaked behind the defence in the 72nd minute to seal the win.
KC are unbeaten in their last five matches and have only one loss in their last 10.
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