Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match for Sporting Kansas City's 4-0 victory over the Montreal Impact at Sporting Park. Voting is open until Sunday evening.
The Sporting KC Show will air live from 7-8 p.m. CT tonight with hosts Callum Williams, Andy Edwards and Carter Augustine on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Tonight's show will feature interviews with Sporting KC captain Matt Besler and Montreal forward Jack McInerney, who scored on his debut for the club last weekend after being acquired from the Philadelphia Union.
The broadcast trio will preview Saturday's match (7:30 p.m. CT on KMCI, SKCTV, 810 WHB and La Gran D 1340 AM) and discuss the latest Major League Soccer news. Montreal are 0-3-3 heading into this weekend's match-up, including draws in their last three matches. The two sides will meet three times in the regular season but Saturday's match will be the lone meeting at Sporting Park.
You can listen to tonight's show online at 810WHB.com and through the 810 WHB App (Android, iOS). Join the conversation by calling 913-3-810-810 or tweet your questions to @CalWilliamsSKC, @AndyEdMLS or ElJefeAugustine.
Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match for Sporting Kansas City's 0-0 draw against Real Salt Lake at Sporting Park. Voting is open until Sunday evening.
UPDATE - Voting is now closed and Matt Besler led the way with 62% of the vote.
Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match from Sporting Kansas City's 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids. Voting is open until Sunday evening.
UPDATE: Voting is now closed and Graham Zusi led the way 38.49% of the vote.
Sporting KC secured three points at home on Saturday in large part because of another solid defensive performance.
The Earthquakes were held to one shot on goal, 41% of possession, one corner kick, and passing accruacy under 70%. Digging deeper, San Jose's chances were limited with their lone shot on goal coming in the fifth minute and only four shots in the final 85 minutes of the match. It's only the third time since the start of the 2012 season that San Jose has been held to one shot on goal and the second lowest shot total.
Overall, Sporting Park is has become a fortress for Sporting KC. In 2013, the club had eight shutouts and a 0.88 goals against average in 17 regular season matches. Things have continued this season with one goal conceded in three matches (0.33 goals against average) with two victories and one draw in all competitions.
With last night's shutout, Sporting KC fans can receive 50% off any regular priced online order at a local participating Papa John's by using the code 'SPORTINGKC' at checkout. This offer is valid through today (Monday).
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Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match for Sporting Kansas City's 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at Sporting Park. Voting is open until Sunday evening.
UPDATE - Voting is now closed and Benny Feilhaber has won with 64%.
Sporting Kansas City earned a 1-1 draw on Saturday night vs FC Dallas in their MLS regular season home opener. Aurelien Collin put Sporting KC on top with an 81st minute header but FC Dallas' found an equalizer from Matt Hedges in the 90th minute. Who was the Man of the Match for Sporting KC? Aurelien Collin, Benny Feilhaber, or perhaps Matt Besler?
You can cast your vote below for which Sporting KC player is Man of the Match.
On Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field, the Major League Soccer season will kick off with Sporting Kansas City traveling to face the Seattle Sounders. It's one of the marquee matches of the weekend which features USMNT stars Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Clint Dempsey, and Brad Evans.
To get you ready for the match, check out the video below as MLSsoccer.com's Dan Haiek and Scouting Report break down the key factors.
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber was a guest a Monday's edition of MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio. Feilhaber discussed his time with U.S. Men's National Team during the January camp, winning MLS Cup, his time at UCLA, and the upcoming 2014 season. Monday's episode also features an interview with Columbus defender Michael Parkhurst and discussion of the USMNT's roster for Brazil.
You can listen to Benny's interview on ExtraTime Radio below, which starts around 21:15 of the episode.
Who are the top 20 goalscorers of all-time in MLS and how many can you name in one minute? During preseason, MLSsoccer.com caught up with several players and coaches to test their knowledge on MLS history. One of these players is Matt Belser, who correctly answered nine of the 20 in one minute.
Check out the video below as the Sporting KC defender takes the MLS goalscorer quiz.