Mears scores, but Minnesota United loses 4-1 to Sporting KC
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Wan Kuzain scored his first MLS goal to help Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 4-1 on Sunday night.
Kuzain, a 19-year-old homegrown playing in his second career game, one-timed a cross by Graham Zusi — that deflected off a defender — into the net to give Sporting (8-2-4) a 2-1 lead in the 35th minute.
Kansas City is unbeaten in its last five games and has just one loss since opening day.
Christian Lobato scored in the 38th and Diego Rubio added a goal in the 81st minute for Sporting.
Minnesota United (5-7-1) has lost five road games in a row, tying the franchise record.
Kansas City outshot Minnesota 26-7, including 8-2 on target.