Sporting Kansas City 3, Union 1
Graham Zusi had a goal and two assists, leading Sporting Kansas
City past the Philadelphia Union 3-1 in the season opener for both
Oriol Rosell and Claudio Bieler also scored for Sporting Kansas
City (1-0), the defending Eastern Conference champions.
Sporting Kansas City is now 12-4-2 in season-opening games, the
best mark in the league.
Zusi’s unassisted goal came in the 41st minute and tied it at
Oriol Rosell scored in the 66th minute with Zusi receiving the
assist from a free kick. SKC put the game away when Claudio Bieler
scored in the 83rd minute.
The Union took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Frenchman Sebastien Le
Toux, the club’s career leader with 26 goals who was reacquired by
Philadelphia in the offseason.