Team Celebration - 2013 MLS Cup - December 7, 2013
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Sporting KC wins MLS Cup 2013 in penalty shootout

Score

1

2

1OT

2OT

F

SO

Sporting Kansas City (2-1-2)

0

1

0

0

 1

7

Real Salt Lake (3-1-1)

0

1

0

0

 1

6

 

Scoring Summary:

RSL -- Alvaro Saborio 1 (Kyle Beckerman 1) 52

SKC -- Aurelien Collin 3 (Graham Zusi 2) 76 

 

(December 7, 2013) - Sporting Kansas City were crowned champions of Major League Soccer on Saturday with a penalty kick shootout following a 1-1 draw after extra time in MLS Cup 2013 at Sporting Park. Aurelien Collin scored his third goal of this postseason in the 76th minute and scored the winning goal in the penalty shootout to secure the second league title in the team's 18-year history and a berth in the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League. Collin was named the Volkswagen MLS Cup 2013 MVP.

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A public celebration will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. CT on Monday in the Sprint Festival Plaza at Union Station (30 W Pershing Rd.) in Kansas City, MO. The special event is free and open to the public with parking available in the front lot or in the garage on the west side. Festivities will include a live DJ, complimentary Boulevard, player appearances and opportunities for fans to have their photo taken with the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy.

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Official MLS Cup championship merchandise will be available at the event. Supporters can also buy long-sleeve Sporting KC championship shirts in the Sporting Style pop-up store inside the Boulevard Members Club at Sporting Park from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. CT beginning Monday, while supplies last. Additional commemorative items will arrive on Tuesday, including scarves, hats, women's and children's t-shirts.

 

Extensive media resources will be made available from MLS Cup 2013 later tonight. Match highlights, trophy presentation footage, postgame reaction soundbytes and a quote sheet will be distributed as part of the full match recap.

 

Sporting KC All-Time Honors

2000 MLS Cup Champions & Supporters' Shield Winners

2004 MLS Cup Runners-Up & U.S. Open Cup Champions

2012 U.S. Open Cup Champions

2013 MLS Cup Champions

 

Sporting KC 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs run, presented by Ivy Funds

Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3 on aggregate) 

Leg 1: New England Revolution 2, Sporting KC 1

Leg 2: Sporting KC 3, New England Revolution 1

 

Eastern Conference Championship (2-1 on aggregate)

Leg 1: Houston Dynamo 0, Sporting KC 0

Leg 2: Sporting KC 2, Houston Dynamo 1

 

MLS Cup 2013

Sporting KC 1, Real Salt Lake 1 (7-6 in shootout)

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