The Quakes continued their season of futility with a 5-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City. Danny Hoesen accounted for the only scoring with his goal in the 80th minute with the assist from Luis Felipe. Felipe Gutierrez opened up the scoring for KC in the 7th minute and they held on to the lead for the rest of the match. Gerso Fernandes added 2 goals, while former Quakes defender Ike Opara had one more late in the first half. Krisztian Nemeth also contributed to the KC tally in the second half. Chris Wondolowski was held scoreless in his quest to break the MLS all-time goal scoring record. The win by Sporting KC puts them in first place with 51 points, one ahead of FC Dallas with 50.
Facebook series – Quakes v Sporting Kansas City. Photos by Nap Badillo. All Rights Reserved
The Quakes have another short week when they host Atlanta United FC on Wednesday September 19 with a late 8pm kickoff at Avaya Stadium. Next Saturday September 22 at 12:30 pm they head on the road to play LAFC at Banc of California Stadium. Sporting KC has a full week off before playing on Sunday September 23 on the road at Philadelphia with a 1pm EDT kickoff time.