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October 12, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Sporting Kansas City News Release

Sporting Kansas City (9-5-2, 29 points) moved within a point of first place in the Western Conference on Sunday following a 2-1 victory over Nashville SC at Children's Mercy Park. Manager Peter Vermes' men will look to continue their winning ways with a pair of road matches this week, visiting FC Dallas (5-4-6, 21 points) on Wednesday and Chicago Fire FC (5-8-4, 19 points) on Saturday.

Wednesday's battle against FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT, featuring three hours of live coverage beginning at 7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports GO. Listeners can also catch the action locally on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM, with the Final Whistle postgame show airing immediately afterward on 810 WHB. Viewers outside of the FOX Sports Midwest footprint can stream the contest on ESPN Plus.

After dueling Dallas, Sporting will travel to face Chicago Fire FC at 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday in the club's first match at Soldier Field since 2005. The cross-conference clash will be shown regionally on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports GO as well as nationally in Spanish on Univision, TUDN and @TUDNUSA Twitter. Radio broadcasts will air on ESPN 94.5 FM an La Grande 1340 AM, with another edition of The Final Whistle following on 94.5 FM.

Forward Erik Hurtado's stunning volley from Sunday's win over Nashville SC has been nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week. Fans can visit MLSsoccer.comuntil 8 a.m. CT on Tuesday to vote Hurtado for the weekly honor.

Sporting Kansas City striker Alan Pulido has joined the Mexican Men's National Team for an international friendly against Algeria on Wednesday at Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands. The match is scheduled for 2 p.m. CT and will be shown live on Univision, Univision NOW, TUDN and Following the game, Pulido will adhere to mandated health and safety protocols in accordance with international travel before rejoining Sporting for the final stretch of the MLS campaign.

A new episode of the Sporting Kansas City Show will debut Tuesday at approximately 9:15 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty, Carter Augustine and Aly Trost will hear from a Sporting guest, recap last week's home victories and preview upcoming road matches against FC Dallas and Chicago Fire FC. Previous episodes of the Sporting Kansas City Show are available here.

Six Sporting Kansas City Academy teams will continue their MLS NEXT campaigns on Saturday, facing perennial powerhouse FC Dallas at Titan Sports and Performance Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for live updates this weekend and throughout the fall 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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