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