Sporting KC vs. Sounders: Highlights, stats and quotes


Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Sounders lose their 17th game of the season, 15th by one goal. The Seattle Sounders were officially eliminated from MLS playoff contention with a 1-0 loss to Sporting KC on Sunday. It was their 15th one-goal loss of the season — by far the most in MLS — and closes out their worst-ever road campaign, securing just 11 points in 17 matches. MATCH SUMMARY Seattle Sounders FC 0 – Sporting Kansas City 1 Sunday, October 2, 2022 Venue: Children’s Mercy Park Referee: Ted Unkel Assistants: Corey Rockwell, Ryan Graves Fourth Official: Calin Radosav VAR: Ismir Pekmic Attendance: 19,439 Weather: 79 degrees and sunny SCORING SUMMARY SKC – William Agada (Dániel Sallói, Rémi Walter) 41’ MISCONDUCT SUMMARY SKC – Erik Thommy (caution) 28’ SEA – Xavier Arreaga (caution) 49’ SEA – Josh Atencio (caution) 77’ LINEUPS & STATS Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Alex Roldan, Yeimar Gómez Andrade, Xavier Arreaga, Nouhou; Danny Leyva (Fredy Montero 46’), Josh Atencio (Léo Chú 81’); Cristian Roldan (Ethan Dobbelaere 76’), Nico Lodeiro, Albert Rusnák; Jordan Morris (Jimmy Medranda 76’) Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Jackson Ragen, Will Bruin Total shots: 10 Shots on goal: 1 Fouls: 13 Offside: 1 Corner-kicks: 3 Saves: 10 Sporting Kansas City – John Pulskamp; Ben Sweat, Andreu Fontàs, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Graham Zusi (Kayden Pierre 78’); Erik (Thommy Kortne Ford 78’), Rémi Walter, Roger Espinoza (Felipe Hernández 66’); Dániel Sallói, William Agada, Johnny Russell Khiry Shelton (90’ + 3’) Substitutes not used: Marinos Tzionis, Kendall McIntosh, Logan Ndenbe, Robert Voloder, Oriol Rosell Total shots: 16 Shots on goal: 11 Fouls: 7 Offside: 0 Corner-kicks: 5 Saves: 1