Children's Mercy Park at night

Two Sporting Kansas City matches have been selected by Major League Soccer broadcast partners for national television audiences in October, the club announced today.

The team’s road match on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Seattle Sounders FC will be shown live on Univision/TUDN as Sporting Kansas City returns to Lumen Field for a marquee match-up with last year’s MLS Cup finalists. The match, originally scheduled for 8 p.m. CT, will now start at 2:30 p.m. CT.

Four days later, Sporting will host the LA Galaxy on Wednesday, Oct. 27 in a match that will be nationally televised on FS1 and FOX Deportes with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT and kickoff at 7:55 p.m. CT on Fan Appreciation Night at Children’s Mercy Park. Tickets for the match are available online at

Sporting Kansas City currently sits in second place in the Western Conference standings, three points behind the Seattle Sounders FC and four points ahead of the LA Galaxy. All three teams are led by MLS MVP candidates with Sporting Kansas City winger Daniel Salloi, Seattle Sounders FC striker Raul Ruidiaz and LA Galaxy forward Chicharito currently the top scorers in the Western Conference.