Sporting KC drops match to Houston, 3-1

Sporting KC mascot Blue visited with fans during Friday's match in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo by William Crum)
Sporting KC mascot Blue visited with fans during Friday’s match in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo by William Crum)

by William Crum

Last night Sporting Kansas City took a loss against Houston Dynamo in MLS soccer action at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. The final score was Houston Dynamo 3, Sporting Kansas City 1.

At the beginning the game was delayed because of heavy rains. After that the battle truly began. Both teams truly played their hearts out in a grueling match. Scoring the only Sporting KC goal in the match was Dom Dwyer.

Sporting Kansas City, 12-8-6, remains in second place in the Eastern Conference, one point back of D.C. United. Houston’s record went to 8-13-4. Houston is in eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings.

The next three games Sporting KC will be out of town. The first one, Sept. 3, will be against the New England Revolution. For more information, go to the website, www.sportingkc.com.

Fans watched as Houston won 3-1 over Sporting KC Friday in soccer action at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan.  (Photo by William Crum)
Fans watched as Houston won 3-1 over Sporting KC Friday in soccer action at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. (Photo by William Crum)

Sporting KC mascot Blue helped to lead the cheers Friday at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. (Photo by William Crum)
Sporting KC mascot Blue helped to lead the cheers Friday at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. (Photo by William Crum)

Fireworks at Friday's Sporting KC match. (Photo by William Crum)
Fireworks at Friday’s Sporting KC match. (Photo by William Crum)

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