Sporting KC scores three goals in defeating Real Salt Lake

Sporting midfielder Roger Espinoza crossed the ball early in the first half of the game. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Photos copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel

Story by William Crum

In the match between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park, the final goal was made by No. 7, Gerso Fernandes, making the score Sporting Kansas City 3, Real Salt Lake 0.

The match opened with the first goal by No. 10 Benny Feilhaber in the first half of the game.

In the second half of the game, another score was made by No. 14, Dom Dwyer.

Sporting defender Graham Zusi congratulated midfielder Benny Feilhaber on his goal in the first half. Zusi provided the assist on the goal. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)
Sporting forward Gerso Fernandes took a shot in the first half. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)
Sporting forward Dom Dwyer just missed connecting on a bicycle kick at the end of the first half. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)
Dom Dwyer scored a goal in the 51st minute to make the score 2 to 0. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)
Gerso Fernandes’ sliding shot in stoppage time eluded Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Matt VanOekel to make the score 3 to 0. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

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