Sporting Kansas City were crowned champions of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night, defeating the New York Red Bulls 2-1 in a nail-biting final at sold-out Children’s Mercy Park.
Daniel Salloi’s superb goal helped Sporting Kansas City secure a 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers on Saturday at sold-out Children’s Mercy Park. The 20-year-old Homegrown forward opened his MLS scoring account in the 60th minute as Sporting Kansas City (8-4-7, 31 points) remained atop the Western Conference standings and extended the club’s home unbeaten streak to 18 MLS matches.
The Swope Park Rangers (5-4-2, 6th place) moved back into playoff position with a 2-2 draw against Phoenix Rising FC (5-5-1, 10th place) on Sunday at Children’s Mercy Victory Field in Swope Soccer Village.
Sporting Kansas City stormed to a 3-0 victory over MinnesotaUnited FC on Saturday afternoon at Children’s Mercy Park, vaulting back into first place in the Western Conference with goals from Ike Opara, Jimmy Medranda and Saad Abdul-Salaam.