Sporting KC beats Dynamo 1-0 in OT

BY foxsports • April 6, 2011

C.J. Sapong scored in the 93rd minute and Sporting Kansas City held on to beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 in overtime Wednesday night in the U.S. Open Cup qualifying round.

Kansas City advances to the Eastern Conference championship qualifying round against the winner of the D.C. United-New England's April 27 game.

Sapong received a pass from Teal Bunbury and nailed it from 25 yards out in the center into the upper right net.

Houston had chances to take the lead in the 84th minute, but Danny Cruz's shot from 20 yards out was saved by D.C. United goalkeeper Eric Kronberg.

Houston nearly tied it in the 117th minute, but Jason Garey's header from the left box was saved by Kronberg.

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