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Postgame Note: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado Rapids 3

September 21, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Colorado Rapids News Release

Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado Rapids 3

Saturday - 6:30 p.m. MT

2019 MLS Regular Season | Week 29

Children's Mercy Park - Kansas City, KS

Attendance: 18,862

Scoring Summary:

SKC - Gerso 3'

SKC - Smith (OG) 14'

COL - Kamara (Price) 42'

COL - Rubio (Smith) 76'

COL - Smith (Price) 85'

Misconduct Summary:'

SKC - Besler (Y) 8'

COL - Nicholson (Y) 18'

SKC - Besler (R) 20'

SKC - Martins (Y) 30'

COL - Rosenberry (Y) 43'

COL - Rubio (Y) 83'

COL - Abubakar (Y) 90+4'

Colorado Rapids - Lineup:

Clint Irwin

Keegan Rosenberry

Lalas Abubakar

Tommy Smith

Sam Vines

Jack Price ©

Kellyn Acosta

Sam Nicholson

Diego Rubio (Mezquida 87')

Jonathan Lewis (Shinyashiki 46')

Kei Kamara

Substitutions not used:

Andre Rawls

Danny Wilson

Axel Sjöberg

Sebastian Anderson

Cole Bassett

Head Coach: Robin Fraser


Total Shots: 19

Shots on goal: 8

Fouls: 14

Offside: 3

Corner kicks: 6

Saves: 1

Sporting Kansas City - Lineup:

Tim Melia

Graham Zusi

Botond Baráth

Matt Besler ©

Luis Martins

Ilie Sánchez

Felipe Gutiérrez

Johnny Russell (Sallói 74')

Roger Espinoza (Busio 87')


Krisztián Németh (Hurtado 74')

Substitutions not used:

Eric Dick

Seth Sinovic

Graham Smith

Jimmy Medranda

Head Coach: Peter Vermes


Total shots: 10

Shots on goal: 2

Fouls: 11

Offside: 1

Corner kicks: 6

Saves: 5

Referee: Nima Saghafi

Referee's Assistants: Andrew Bigelow, Eric Boria

Fourth Official: Joseph Dickerson

VAR: Geoff Gamble


Defender Lalas Abubakar made his 20th start of 2019.

Defender Sam Vines made his 25th MLS career appearance.

Defender Tommy Smith made his 25th start of 2019.

Midfielder Jack Price made his 55th MLS appearance and surpassed 2,000 minutes in 2019. Price now has the most set-piece assists in a single MLS season since 2010, passing David Beckham and Graham Zusi.

Midfielder Nicolás Mezquida made his 30th MLS appearance.

Midfielder Sam Nicholson made his 50th MLS start and surpassed 1,500 minutes in 2019.

Forward Andre Shinyashiki surpassed 1,500 minutes in MLS.

Forward Diego Rubio madehis 75th MLS appearance and scored his 10th goal of the 2019 season. This is his new career high for goals scored.

The Rapids return home to DICK'S Sporting Goods Park to face off against FC Dallas on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 5:30 PM MT.

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