Sporting KC comes back to defeat Fire 4-3
Chicago (0-1-0) erased a two-goal deficit with three goals over a 13-minute span. Aleksandar Katai cut the deficit to 2-1, heading home Bastian Schweinsteiger’s cross in the 70th minute. Nemanja Nikolic evened the score with a putback on Tim Melia‘s save in the 74th minute and he made it 3-2 in the 82nd, finishing a short feed from Brandon Vincent off Matt Polster’s deep cross.
Johnny Russell was glad that #SportingKC was able to rally for a comeback victory over the Chicago Fire: “That’s the sort of character you need to show if you want to do anything in this league.” pic.twitter.com/6uWedqjaXD
— FOX Sports Kansas City (@FSKansasCity) March 11, 2018
Gutierrez opened the scoring with a putback header from the middle of the area in the ninth minute. Johnny Russell doubled the lead for Sporting in the 44th minute, finishing Salloi’s back feed with a left-footed smash.