Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: Aug. 21-27, 2017

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Mon., Aug. 21   VOTE: Rubio and Gerso for MLS Goal of the Week
    Sporting KC single-game tickets on sale at SeatGeek.com
    Experience KC Your Way: AT&T Sweepstakes
    Nominate a Blue KC Sporting Samaritan
Tue., Aug. 22 7:15pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., Aug. 23 10pm Swope Park Rangers at Sacramento Republic FC
(SportingKC.com)
Sat., Aug. 26 7:30pm #HOUvSKC Watch Party at No Other Pub
  7:30pm Bud Light Pregame Show on FSKC, FS Midwest Plus
  8pm Sporting KC at Houston Dynamo
(FSKC, FS Midwest Plus, 99.3 FM, 1340 AM)
  9:30pm Swope Park Rangers at Reno 1868 FC
(SportingKC.com)
  10pm Sporting KC postgame shows
(FSKC, FS Midwest Plus, 810 WHB)

Sporting Kansas City (10-5-10, 40 points) celebrated its 100th consecutive MLS sellout at Children's Mercy Park on Saturday with a 2-0 win over FC Dallas. Manager Peter Vermes' men are tied atop the Western Conference standings ahead of this Saturday's road match against the Houston Dynamo (10-8-7, 37 points) at BBVA Compass Stadium. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CT, with three hours of live coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest Plus and FOX Sports GO. Local radio calls will air on ESPN 99.3 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish), while the Sporting KC Uphoria mobile app will provide live updates. Sports Radio 810 WHB will broadcast The Final Whistle postgame show immediately after the game.

All supporters are welcome to attend the official watch party for Saturday's match at No Other Pub in the Kansas City Power & Light District (1370 Grand Blvd.). Starting at 7:30 p.m. CT, No Other Pub will offer $6 Till Vodka cocktails as well as an all-you-can-eat buffet with bottomless domestic draft beers.

Fans can visit SportingKC.com to vote Diego Rubio or Gerso for MLS Goal of the Week. Both players scored stunning strikes in Saturday's 2-0 victory over FC Dallas to land nominations for the weekly award.

The Swope Park Rangers erased a two-goal halftime deficit to draw USL leaders Real Monarchs 2-2 on Saturday night at Children's Mercy Victory Field inside Swope Soccer Village. Currently occupying third place in the Western Conference, the Rangers (12-5-5, 41 points) will embark on a two-game road trip this week to conclude the month of August. First up is a trip to Sacramento Republic FC (10-7-4, 34 points) on Wednesday, with kickoff slated for 8 p.m. CT at Papa Murphy's Park. SPR will then face Reno 1868 FC (11-5-6, 39 points) at 9:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Greater Nevada Field. Both matches will stream live on SportingKC.com.

A new episode of the Sporting Kansas City Show will air at 7:15 p.m. CT Tuesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine will recap Sporting KC's win over FC Dallas, analyze the Western Conference playoff picture and preview a busy Heineken Rivalry Week in Major League Soccer.

Sporting Kansas City supporters are invited to experience Kanas City their way and enjoy a match at Children’s Mercy Park courtesy of AT&T. Click here and enter for a chance to win a VIP package through this limited-time sweepstakes. Winners will receive four tickets to a Sporting KC home match, watch pregame warmups from the field, embark on a tour of Children’s Mercy Park and receive $250 of merchandise credit to Sporting Style.

Sporting KC and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City are teaming up in 2017 to recognize Blue KC Sporting Samaritans, honoring students and teachers who make the Kansas City community a better place to live, work and play. Once a month, a Samaritan will be recognized on the pitch at Children's Mercy Park before a Sporting KC home game. The Samaritan and up to three guests will receive a behind the scenes VIP experience, four tickets to the game, a parking pass and a $50 gift card redeemable for Sporting KC merchandise. Supporters can nominate members of their community to be the next Blue KC Sporting Samaritan at SportingKC.com/bluekc.

Single-game tickets for all Sporting Kansas City regular season 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. Away ticket requests are also open for the following three road matches: New York City FC (Sept. 6), Columbus Crew SC (Sept. 10) and Minnesota United FC (Oct. 7). Visit SportingKC.com/awaytickets for easy navigation, and call 888-4KC-GOAL for more ticket 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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