Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: May 30 - June 4, 2017

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Tue., May 30   Sign up for Sports Trivia Night at No Other Pub
    Westlake Ace Hardware All-Star Patio Sweepstakes
    Vote: Westlake Ace Hardware Helpful Moment of the Month
    Single-game tickets on sale at SeatGeek.com
  7:15pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., May 31 7pm Sports Trivia Night benefiting The Victory Project
at No Other Pub (1370 Grand Blvd.)
Thu., June 1 6am U.S. U-20s (Palmer-Brown) vs. New Zealand U-20s
(FS1, Telemundo)
Sat., June 3 10am Sporting KC U-18s vs. Real Colorado U-18s
  12:30pm Sporting KC U-16s vs. Real Colorado U-16s
  4pm Sporting KC vs. Minnesota United FC
(ESPN, ESPN Deportes, 810 AM, 1340 AM)
  6pm The Final Whistle postgame show on 810 AM
  7:30pm Swope Park Rangers at San Antonio FC
(SportingKC.com)
  9pm U.S. MNT (Besler & Zusi) vs. Venezuela
(FS1, Univision)

Boasting a club-record 15-game home unbeaten streak in the MLS regular season, Western Conference leaders Sporting Kansas City (6-4-4, 22 points) return to Children's Mercy Park on Saturday to host expansion side Minnesota United FC (4-7-2, 14 points) at 4 p.m. CT before a national television audience on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Tickets for the match are available at SeatGeek.com, and the first 10,000 fans through the stadium gates will receive free Sporting KC sunglasses courtesy of Mark One Electric. Manager Peter Vermes' men have recorded 12 wins and three draws in their previous 15 MLS home games and own the longest active home unbeaten run in the league.

Saturday's showdown will be broadcast live on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM, and The Final Whistle postgame show will air immediately after the match on 810 WHB. The Sporting KC Uphoria app will also provide live updates and an exclusive offer for free Chips Ahoy cookies at Kansas City-area Price Chopper locations.

Sports fans will have the opportunity to test their trivia knowledge against Sporting KC players on Wednesday when No Other Pub hosts Sports Trivia Night benefiting The Victory Project. Teams of 2-4 players will go head-to-head with Sporting KC players and compete for a variety of prizes — including Sporting KC fieldside tickets, autographed merchandise and gift cards — and Steven St. John of Sports Radio 810 WHB will emcee the event. Entry is $50 per team with all proceeds going to The Victory Project, the philanthropic arm of Sporting KC that unites players, coaches, staff and fans to help children battling cancer. Sign-up is open now at SportingKC.com/trivia.

Sporting Kansas City defenders Matt Besler and Graham Zusi joined the U.S. Men’s National Team on Sunday for a training camp ahead of two all-important World Cup qualifying matches versus Trinidad and Tobago on June 8 and at Mexico on June 11. In preparation for those games, the U.S. will host Venezuela in a friendly this Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The match will kick off at 9 p.m. CT, FS1 and Univision.

Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown and the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team finished atop Group F of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 1-1 draw against Saudi Arabia on Sunday in Daejeon, Korea Republic. Palmer-Brown and the U.S. U-20 MNT will now turn their attention to Thursday’s Round of 16 clash against New Zealand at Incheon Football Stadium in Incheon, set for 6 a.m. CT on FS1 and Telemundo.

The Swope Park Rangers (4-4-0, 12 points) saw their nine-game home winning streak come to an end Friday with a 1-0 defeat to USL leaders San Antonio FC (9-2-0, 29 points). Currently in eighth place in the Western Conference, the Rangers will hit the road for their second straight matchup with unbeaten San Antonio FC at 7:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Toyota Field. The match will stream live on SportingKC.com.

A new episode of the Sporting KC Show will air at 7:15 p.m. CT tonight on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Dave Borchardt and Carter Augustine will recap the previous weekend of MLS action and look ahead to Saturday's showdown with Minnesota United FC.

The Sporting Kansas City Academy U-18s and U-16s will play their final matches of the 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Development Academy regular season on Saturday, hosting Real Colorado in a doubleheader at Swope Soccer Village. Both matches are free and open to the public as the U-18s take the field at 10 a.m. CT before the U-16s kick off at 12:30 p.m. CT. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for live updates.

Sporting Kansas City is teaming up with Westlake Ace Hardware in May for the All-Star Patio Sweepstakes. One entrant will win Sporting KC merchandise, tickets to an upcoming match and a variety of patio essentials. Fans can enter the sweepstakes and learn more at SportingKC.com/westlakepatio. The contest closes Wednesday at 5 p.m. CT.

Today through Saturday, Sporting Kansas City fans can visit SportingKC.com/helpful to cast their vote for the Westlake Ace Hardware Helpful Moment of the Month. Individuals can choose among three nominees for the month of April, with each participant receiving a $7 coupon to Westlake Ace Hardware locations in the Kansas City area. The grand prize includes a $300 Westlake gift card, a Sporting KC replica jersey and two tickets to an upcoming match at Children's Mercy Park.

Single-game tickets for Sporting Kansas City’s home matches through July 6 are on sale to the general public at SeatGeek.com, the club’s official ticketing provider that allows supporters to buy, share and sell tickets easier than ever before. In addition, away ticket requests are now open for matches in California against the San Jose Earthquakes (June 17) and LA Galaxy (June 24). Visit SportingKC.com/awaytickets for easy navigation, and call 888-4KC-GOAL for more ticketing information.

For news, photos and instant updates throughout the 2017 season, follow Sporting KC on TwitterInstagramFacebook and Snapchat (sportingkc), and download the club’s official mobile app Sporting KC Uphoria on the App Store or Google Play.

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