In Stoppage Time, Kansas City Takes Victory Over Colorado Rapids

Posted On 31 Mar 2014
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In one of the best games of the season so far, Sporting Kansas City kept his paternity of Colorado Rapids, one of the oldest rivalries in MLS. Unable Colorado beat Kansas City in the eight most recent editions, since he got a 2-1 win in March 2009.

Colorado Rapids got two goals from the Twelve Steps, as each has scored five goals this season.

The first half ended goalless, despite various scopes of both clubs. However, the first five minutes of the second half, Graham Zusi opened the scoring after a trailing center Sal Zizzo, received in the area.

Seven minutes later, Colorado took a corner kick that led to the first penalty of the night, when the defender Ike Opara stopped the ball with one hand. The player was replaced by injured on the play, and Vicente Sanchez converted from the spot to equalizing for the home.

In the 77th minute, Colorado turned it to match when Shane O’Neill was brought down in the area by Benny Feilhaber. Again, the Uruguayan Sanchez stood in front of the ball and went ahead in the Rapids.

However, as soon resumed the match, the visitors leveled the score again with a sagging of Zusi that ended with a pass to Feilhaber Zizzo who recomposed his mistake of a previous minute and tied the game.

In addition two minutes, everything seemed to culminate with the score at 2-2, Zusi sent a ball vacuum English Dom Dwyer, who entered the area and from a tough angle took a shot that slipped through the front post Bowman. It is Dwyer’s second goal that closed the great performance of Zusi in the party.

Colorado Rapids gets four points from three games, while Kansas City is cast in the lead in the Eastern Conference, pending the results of their rivals. SKC’s next game is at home against Real Salt Lake, while Colorado will visit Vancouver Whitecaps.

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