MLS Regular Season
Sporting Kansas City defeated the Chicago Fire 1-0 Sunday afternoon in front of the 58th consecutive MLS sellout at Sporting Park. Following the match, Sporting KC Manager Peter Vermes spoke with ESPN broadcasters Adrian Healey and Taylor Twellman about his thoughts on the match, the insertion of Paulo Nagamura and Dom Dwyer's form.
Midfielder Paulo Nagamura heads in a Jalil Anibaba cross in the 75th minute to make it 1-0 against the Chicago Fire at Sporting Park.
Sporting Kansas City hosts the Chicago Fire Sunday afternoon at Sporting Park. The match will kick off at 4 p.m. CT and will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
One player rounding into form for Sporting KC is English forward Dom Dwyer. After scoring a team-best 22 MLS goals in 2014, Dwyer has scored two in his past four games including one in the team's last match against the Houston Dynamo. "I'm starving and I'm not going to stop," Dwyer said in the interview.
Dwyer scored a goal in each of the three matches last year against the Chicago Fire. Ahead of Sunday's affair, Dwyer joined Adrian Healey, Shaka Hislop, Steve Nicol and Stu Holden on ESPNFC to preview the match, discuss his marriage to USWNT star Sydney Leroux as well as the disappointing campaign for his favorite EPL club Liverpool F.C. Watch a clip of the interview below:
It's been a busy week for Sporting KC midfielder Benny Feilhaber. The 30-year-old midfielder scored two goals Saturday night including the game-tying goal in stoppage time as Sporting KC earned a hard-fought point at BBVA Compass Stadium. Feilhaber was also a guest on Tuesday's night's Sporting KC Radio Show on Sports Radio 810 and has been raising funds for the Victory Project through his Master the Mane campaign.
On Thursday, Feilhaber joined KSHB's KC Live to discuss the his fundraising campaign and well as the release the club's new third kit. Watch the video of his interview below:
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber and assistant coach John Pascarella were guests on this week's edition of The Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Coming off a thrilling 4-4 draw in Houston last weekend, the club now returns home to host rivals Chicago at 4 p.m. CT on Sunday at Sporting Park in a nationally televised match-up on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
Feilhaber scored twice in the comeback, including a 95th-minute game-tying goal that is nominated for MLS Goal of the Week. Voting is open on MLSsoccer.com until 1:59 a.m. CT tonight.
Today is also the final opportunity for fans to participate in Feilhaber's "Master the Mane" initiative. The World Cup veteran is helping to raise money for The Victory Project by allowing fan donations to determine his hairstyle for Sunday's match. To cast a vote for The Mullet, The Bieber or The Mohawk, visit SportingKC.com/Benny and make a minimum $10 donation.
Midfielder Benny Feilhaber scores in the 95th minute with a stunning strike at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo.
Midfielder Benny Feilhaber converts a 74th minute penalty kick to score his first goal of the season at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo.
Forward Dom Dwyer pounces on a back pass to score his second goal of the season in the 74th minute at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo.
Forward Krisztian Nemeth scores his third goal of the regular season in the second minute at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo.
Forward Krisztian Nemeth scores his second goal of the season in the 22nd minute to tie it up at 1-1 at StubHub Center against LA Galaxy.