Salloi scores as Sporting KC defeats Rapids 1-0

Daniel Salloi scored the lone goal in Sporting KC's victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday.
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Daniel Salloi scored the lone goal early in the first half, and Sporting Kansas City held on for a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Salloi scored for Sporting KC (6-2-2) in the 16th minute. Ike Opara created the danger with a header across the face of goal, which Khiry Shelton headed into the post. Salloi calmly put the rebound back past a helpless Tim Howard into the top of the net.

Colorado dropped to 2-4-2.