After three consecutive victories at the start of the campaign, Sporting Kansas City suffered their first defeat of the season during the weekend against Real Salt Lake. The team is hoping to move to the top of the table if results went on their way.
Fortunately, FC Dallas were unable to take three points from their match and Sporting trail the western conference leaders by just one point after the weekend’s results. Peter Vermes was surprised to see his team fail to open the scoring despite dominating from start to finish. The team had a whopping nine shots on target but they had to wait until the injury time to open the scoring.
Even then, they did require a penalty from Feilhaber to provide a goal that was just a consolation. Glad had given the away team an early lead within the half an hour mark. Mulholland’s goal just 11 minutes before the end of normal time provided to be decisive. Sporting’s heads seemed to drop just as the goal went in. Vermes sarcastically praised the opposition for breaking up the home team’s play. He then criticised referee Ted Unkel for not being aware of the away team’s time wasting and breaking up tactics. Continue reading Sporting Kansas City suffered First Defeat