The Philadelphia Union took on Sporting KC and, for what seemed like the tenth time, Sporting KC were tied 1-1 until the 80th minute but the team likes to save it till the end. Sporting KC won the game in the 82nd minute with a goal from CJ Sapong ending the season 18-7-9.
The Union started with the ball in the first half and the game went back and forth until the 40th minute when, Philadelphia’s goalie, Zac Mamouth made a fantastic save. Three minutes after the goal, Jacob Peterson received an amazing pass from Kei Kamara and Peterson scored. Jacob Peterson thoughts on his goal were,
Sporting KC started with the ball in the second half but quickly gave it up and after the first 10 minutes in the second half, a huge turning point happened in the 53rd minute, Matt Besler fouled Danny Cruz in the penalty box giving the Philadelphia Union a chance to score. Michael Farfan shot the penalty kick but Jimmy Nielsen magnificently blocked the shot. Then Antoine Hoppenot slipped past Chance Myers and scored which tied the game at 1. After another 30 minutes of many exchanges, CJ Sapong slipped past Carlos Valdes and shot the game-winning goal. The game ended with a 2-1 win for Sporting and the clinching of first place in the Eastern Conference. CJ Sapong later said,
Sporting KC got into the playoffs with a win and will play the Houston Dynamo on November 7th at Livestrong Sporting Park. Sporting KC defender, Seth Sinovic, thoughts on this were,