Salloi scores early, Sporting KC beats Rapids 1-0

KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 05: Sporting Kansas City forward Daniel Salloi (20) celebrates after a goal in the first half of an MLS match between the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City on May 5, 2018 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored the lone goal early in the first half, and Sporting Kansas City held on for a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Salloi scored for Sporting KC (6-2-2) in the 16th minute. Ike Opara created the danger with a header across the face of goal, which Khiry Shelton headed into the post. Salloi calmly put the rebound back past a helpless Tim Howard into the top of the net.

Colorado dropped to 2-4-2.