RETRO NIGHT BARNBURNER ON SATURDAY
After extending their road unbeaten streak to six matches in a 0-0 draw at Minnesota United FC last weekend, second-place Sporting Kansas City (11-4-6, 39 points) will return to world-class Children's Mercy Park on Saturday for a pivotal Western Conference clash against the third-place Colorado Rapids (11-4-4, 37 points) at 8 p.m. CT.
Tickets for the marquee matchup are available at SeatGeek.com and the first 10,000 fans through the stadium gates will receive a vintage Sporting KC poster courtesy of match sponsor Children's Mercy. Saturday will also see Sporting celebrate Retro Night, featuring a wide selection of throwback merchandise from the Since '96 Collection (jersey, T-shirt, long sleeve T-shirt, jacket and headwear) and additional items with the classic Wiz logo and rainbow elements.
Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest Plus, BallySports.com and the Bally Sports app will provide three hours of live coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. CT, while the Sporting KC app will deploy additional in-game updates and exclusive offers. Listeners can catch the action live locally on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM, with The Final Whistle postgame show immediately following on 810 WHB.
SALLOI SET FOR MLS ALL-STAR GAME ON WEDNESDAY
Sporting Kansas City forward Daniel Salloi is set to participate in the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on Wednesday night as the MLS All-Stars face the LIGA MX All-Stars at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The annual summer classic will kick off at 8:30 p.m. CT with national television coverage on FS1 and Univision and live streaming via the FOX Sports app.
Prior to Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game, the 2021 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G will take place Tuesday at 8 p.m. CT on FS1 and TUDN. The two-hour event will feature a team of eight MLS players battling eight LIGA MX players in five different challenges on the Banc of California Stadium field.
SPORTING KC SHOW ON TUESDAY
A new episode of the Sporting KC Show Podcast will debut Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty, Aly Trost and Conall McCourt will hear from a Sporting guest, recap an exciting weekend of MLS action, look ahead to Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and preview Saturday's encounter against Colorado. The Sporting KC Show Podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and SportingKC.com, giving supporters a weekly destination to catch up on club storylines, player achievements, guest interviews and more.
SKC II IN ACTION SUNDAY
Sporting Kansas City II (3-12-6, 15 points) will continue their USL Championship campaign on Sunday, hosting Central Division counterparts Memphis 901 FC (5-5-6, 21 points) at Children's Mercy Park. The contest will kick off at 4 p.m. CT and stream live on ESPN Plus.
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