Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: June 5-11, 2017

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Mon., June 5   Mazuma Credit Union Match Experience Sweepstakes
    Single-game tickets on sale at SeatGeek.com
Tue., June 6 7:15pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., June 7 4pm Development Academy Playoff Draw
(Sporting KC U-16s and U-18s)
Thu., June 8 6:50pm USA (Besler, Zusi) vs. Trinidad and Tobago
(FS1, UniMas, UDN)
Sat., June 10 12:30pm Cape Verde (Kevin Oliveira) vs. Uganda
  6:30pm Bud Light Pregame Show on FSKC, FS Midwest
  7pm Sporting KC vs. Montreal Impact
(FSKC, FS Midwest, 810 AM, 1340 AM)
  9pm Sporting KC postgame shows
(FSKC, FS Midwest, 810 AM)
Sun., June 11 9am Sporting KC Day at the Zoo
  4pm Swope Park Rangers vs. Tulsa Roughnecks FC
(SeatGeek.com, SportingKC.com)
  7:30pm USA (Besler, Zusi) vs. Mexico
(FS1, Univision, UDN)

Sporting Kansas City (7-4-4, 25 points) jumped back into first place in the Western Conference on Saturday with a 3-0 victory over Minnesota United FC that extended the club's home unbeaten streak to 16 regular season matches. Manager Peter Vermes' men return to Children's Mercy Park this Saturday when they face the Montreal Impact (4-4-4, 16 points) at 7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City and FOX Sports Midwest. Tickets for the interconference tilt are available at SeatGeek.com, and the first 10,000 fans through the stadium gates will receive a free Rally Wear Bandana courtesy of match sponsor Mainstreet Credit Union.

Saturday's contest 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 Oreo cookies at Kansas City-area Price Chopper locations.

Sporting Kansas City defenders Matt Besler and Graham Zusi have joined the U.S. Men’s National Team ahead of two all-important World Cup qualifying matches versus Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico. The matchup with Trinidad and Tobago will kick off Thursday at 6:50 p.m. CT on FS1, UniMas and UDN. Three days later, the U.S. will visit Estadio Azteca in Mexico City to battle archrivals Mexico at 7:30 p.m. CT Sunday on FS1, Univision and UDN.

The Swope Park Rangers (4-4-1, 13 points) battled unbeaten San Antonio FC (9-0-3, 30 points) to a scoreless draw on Saturday night at Toyota Field in San Antonio, Texas. The Rangers will now embark on a three-game homestand, beginning Sunday at 4 p.m. CT when the club hosts Tulsa Roughnecks FC (5-5-0, 15 points) at Children's Mercy Victory Field inside Swope Soccer Village. Tickets for the Western Conference clash are available at SeatGeek.com or at the venue box office prior to kickoff. The match will also stream live on SportingKC.com.

Swope Park Rangers midfielder Kevin Oliveira has joined the Cape Verde Men's National Team for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier versus Uganda on Saturday at the Estádio Nacional de Cabo Verde in Praia, Cape Verde. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. CT.

Sporting Kansas City and the Kansas City Zoo are teaming up yet again to offer a soccer-themed experience on Sunday. Fans are encouraged to join Sporting KC players Benny Feilhaber, Ike Opara, Soni Mustivar and Kevin Ellis for the third annual Sporting KC Day at the Zoo. To mark the occasion, the Kansas City Zoo is offering $1 off the price of admission to guests that wear Sporting KC apparel on Sunday. Tickets for Sporting KC Day at the Zoo are available online at kansascityzoo.org or at the Kansas City Zoo gates, and more information is available by clicking here.

A new episode of the Sporting KC Show will air at 7:15 p.m. CT Tuesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine will recap the previous weekend of MLS action and look ahead to Saturday's showdown with the Montreal Impact.

Mazuma Credit Union and Sporting Kansas City are hosting a two-week Matchday Experience sweepstakes from June 1-15. Sporting Kansas City fans who enter the sweepstakes will have the opportunity to win tickets to a future Sporting KC home match in 2017, including a pregame tour, field access for pregame warmups and access inside the postgame press conference. The winner will also receive a $100 Visa gift card and a customized Sporting KC jersey. Click here to participate.

The Sporting Kansas City Academy U-18s and U-16s ended the 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Development Academy regular season on Saturday, sweeping Real Colorado with a pair of three-goal victories at Swope Soccer Village. The U-18s and U-16s both earned second-place finishes in the Frontier Division and will now turn their attention to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs, set for June 22-26 in Westfield, Indiana. Both teams will learn their three group stage opponents during Wednesday's playoff draw, which will be live-tweeted at 4 p.m. CT via @ussoccer_acad. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for live updates throughout the postseason.

Single-game tickets for all Sporting Kansas City home matches in 2017 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 Sporting KC's road match at LA Galaxy on 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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