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September 29, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Sporting Kansas City News Release

Following the postponement of Sunday's regular season road match against the Colorado Rapids, third-place Sporting Kansas City (6-5-2, 20 points) will return to the pitch this Saturday with a visit to rivals Houston Dynamo (3-4-7, 16 points) at BBVA Stadium.

Saturday's showdown is slated for 7 p.m. CT with three hours of live coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports GO. The Western Conference clash will also air live locally on ESPN 94.5 FM and La Grande 1340 AM, with The Final Whistle immediately following on 94.5 FM.

Tickets for Sporting Kansas City's last four regular season home matches at world-class Children's Mercy Park are now available to the general public at SeatGeek.com. Remaining home games against Chicago Fire FC, Nashville SC, Colorado Rapids and Minnesota United FC will be held at a reduced capacity of 18% with comprehensive health and safety protocols in place.

Wednesday, Oct. 7 vs. Chicago Fire FC (7:30 p.m. CT)

Sunday, Oct. 11 vs. Nashville SC (6:30 p.m. CT)

Saturday, Oct. 24 vs. Colorado Rapids (7:30 p.m. CT)

Sunday, Nov. 1 vs. Minnesota United FC (6:30 p.m. CT)

A new episode of the Sporting Kansas City Show will debut tonight at 7 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty, Carter Augustine and Aly Trost will hear from a Sporting guest, recap a busy weekend of MLS action and preview Saturday's clash against Houston. Previous episodes of the Sporting Kansas City Show are available here.

The decisive final week of the USL Championship regular season will begin Wednesday when Sporting Kansas City II (4-9-1, 13 points) visits Lucas Oil Stadium for the fourth time this year to battle playoff hopefuls Indy Eleven (7-5-2, 23 points) at 6 p.m. CT. Head coach Paulo Nagamura's men will then conclude their 2020 campaign on Saturday, traveling to face frontrunners Louisville City FC (10-3-2, 32 points) at the new Lynn Family Stadium in a 6:30 p.m. CT kickoff. Both Sporting KC II matches will stream live on ESPN Plus with additional in-game updates available via Twitter on @SportingKCII.

Audi and Bleacher Report will release Episode 2 of "The Academy" at 1 p.m. CT on Wednesday, shining a spotlight on the Sporting Kansas City Academy and its youth development system. Over the course of five episodes, "The Academy" will provide an all-access look at the commitments and sacrifices that young athletes make within the Sporting KC Academy. To watch each episode and to learn more about the Audi Goals Drive Progress program, visit bleacherreport.com.

Four Sporting Kansas City Academy teams are scheduled to resume their MLS NEXT campaigns on Saturday against Minnesota-based Shattuck-St. Mary's at James Cownie Sports Complex in Des Moines, Iowa. The U-16s and U-19s will kick off at 1 p.m. CT, followed by the U-17s and U-15s at 3 p.m. CT. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for live updates this weekend and throughout the MLS NEXT season.

For news, videos, photos and instant updates throughout the 2020 season, follow Sporting Kansas City on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and download the official Sporting KC app.


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