Sporting Kansas City beat Fire 2-1
Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi scored in the first eight
minutes, and Sporting Kansas City beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on
Sunday, snapping Chicago’s three-match winning streak.
The victory was only Kansas City’s second in the last seven
matches, giving SKC 30 points.
Kansas City’s two goals were scored 2 minutes 14 seconds
Feilhaber scored his first of the season in the sixth minute,
hammering a right-footed shot from 16 yards when a throw-in by
defender Matt Besler deflected off two players and ended up at his
Chicago goalkeeper Paulo Tornaghi couldn’t stop that shot, and
seemed surprised by midfielder Zusi’s nonchalant 20-yard shot soon
after. It curled over Tornaghi and into the upper right-hand
Mike Magee cut the margin to 2-1 in the 38th minute.