Chivas USA 1, Sporting Kansas City 1
Omar Bravo scored on a header in the third minute of second-half
stoppage time, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 1-1 draw with
Chivas USA on Saturday night.
Kansas City (5-6-7) extended its unbeaten streak to 4-0-6 since
a loss at Seattle on May 21.
Nick LaBrocca gave Chivas (5-7-7) the lead in the 30th minute
when he split the defense, took a through ball from Justin Braun
and slotted a low shot past Sporting goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen into
the lower left corner. It was LaBrocca’s third goal in three
Bravo’s equalizer, off a deflection by teammate Kei Kamara,
capped a furious second half of offensive pressure for Kansas City,
which improved to 2-0-3 at Sporting Livestrong Park.
Chivas keeper Dan Kennedy made six saves, including a diving
deflection of Bravo’s header in the 87th minute, and appeared
headed for his second straight shutout. However,Bravo, who has
scored three of his four goals this season against Chivas, forced
the draw with a leaping header from just outside the 6-yard