Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: Aug. 31 - Sept. 5, 2020

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Wed., Sept. 2 7pm Sporting KC Live presented by Michelob Ultra
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO)
  7:30pm Sporting KC vs. FC Dallas
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM, 1340 AM)
  9:30pm Sporting KC post-match coverage
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM)
Thu., Sept. 3 9am Sporting KC Blood Drive at Children's Mercy Park
  7pm Sporting Kansas City Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Fri., Sept. 4 9am Sporting KC Blood Drive at Children's Mercy Park
  7pm Sporting KC II at Saint Louis FC (ESPN Plus)
Sat., Sept. 5 6:30pm Sporting KC Live presented by Michelob Ultra
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO)
  7pm Sporting KC at Houston Dynamo
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM)
  9pm Sporting KC post-match coverage
(FSKC Plus, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM)

Occupying first place in the Western Conference and coming off a 1-1 draw at the Colorado Rapids on Saturday, Sporting Kansas City (5-2-1, 16 points) will return to Children's Mercy Park on Wednesday to face fellow MLS charter member FC Dallas (2-1-3, 9 points) at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Wednesday's matchup will be shown live on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, FOX Sports Midwest Plus and FOX Sports GO, including 30 minutes of pregame and postgame coverage. Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM will carry local radio broadcasts, with The Final Whistle postgame show immediately following on 810 WHB. Viewers in the U.S. who reside outside of the FOX Sports Midwest footprint can stream the contest on ESPN Plus.

Following detailed safety protocols developed in conjunction with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, Wednesday's match at Children's Mercy Park will be held at a reduced capacity of approximately 14% with extensive safety protocols in place. Tickets for the game will be available exclusively to Sporting Kansas City Season Ticket Members via lottery and no single-game tickets will be sold by the club on SeatGeek.com or at the stadium box office.

SportingStyle has opened matchday pre-orders for pickup at Wednesday's match at Children's Mercy Park. Ticket holders can shop a limited assortment of items between now and then, including the 2020 secondary jersey, secondary jersey scarf and Sporting KC face covering.

Three days after battling FC Dallas, Sporting Kansas City will travel south for a meeting with the Houston Dynamo (1-2-4, 7 points) at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium. Three hours of live coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, FOX Sports Midwest Plus and FOX Sports GO. Sports Radio 810 WHB will broadcast the match as well as The Final Whistle postgame show. ESPN Plus will stream the action for U.S. fans beyond the FOX Sports Midwest viewing area.

A new episode of the Sporting Kansas City Show will debut at 7 p.m. CT Thursday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty, Carter Augustine and Aly Trost will recap Saturday's 1-1 tie in Colorado, hear from a Sporting guest and preview the busy week of MLS action that awaits. Previous episodes of the Sporting Kansas City Show are available here.

Sporting Kansas City II (4-5-1, 13 points) earned a 2-1 away win at FC Tulsa on Saturday to move within four points of the second and final playoff spot in Group E of the USL Championship. Head coach Paulo Nagamura's side will play each of their last six league fixtures on the road, a daunting stretch that continues Friday with a visit to cross-state rivals Saint Louis FC (4-3-3, 15 points) at West Community Stadium in Fenton, Missouri. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. CT with a live stream on ESPN Plus and additional in-game updates via @SportingKCII on Twitter.

The Victory Project, Sporting Kansas City and Community Blood Center (CBC) are teaming up to host blood drives at Children’s Mercy Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT on Thursday and Friday. All donors will received a co-branded face mask. The blood drive will take place inside the Budweiser Brew House, located in the northeast corner of the stadium at the intersection of France Family Drive and Village West Parkway, and will be conducted in accordance with CBC protocols for social distancing and public health guidelines. Donors are required to wear a mask throughout their donation and CBC staff will also be wearing masks while taking extra precautions to maintain safe and sanitary conditions.

Blood drive participants are encouraged to make appointments to donate. Walk-ins are also accepted at this time. Healthy blood donors wishing to participate can make an appointment online at savealifenow.org/group and enter Group Code: CB8D or call 1-877-468-6844. Appointments can also be made at other mobile drives in the area or one of CBC’s seven donor centers across Kansas and Missouri.

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