(November 4, 2013) -- Sporting Kansas City hosts the New England Revolution at 8 p.m. CT on Wednesday at Sporting Park in the decisive second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Tickets are available to purchase online at Ticketmaster.com.
The team's 2013 playoff run, presented by Ivy Funds, began on Saturday in a 2-1 loss at Gillette Stadium. The two-game series will be decided by total goals scored in both matches with the winner advancing to the Eastern Conference Championship to face either the Houston Dynamo or New York Red Bulls.
Sporting Kansas City will train at 10 a.m. CT on Monday and Tuesday at the Sporting Club Training Center in Swope Park (6310 Lewis Rd., Kansas City, MO). The training sessions are open to media for the final 15 minutes only, with availability immediately afterward for interviews.
The team will hold their weekly press conference at 12 p.m. CT on Tuesday at the Sporting Club Training Center in Swope Park. Manager Peter Vermes and a Sporting KC player will be available to media for video, photo and interview opportunities.
The Sporting KC Show will air live on Sports Radio 810 WHB from 7-8 p.m. CT on Tuesday. Fans are encouraged to call 913-3-810-810 to join the postseason discussion.
Between the Lines with Kevin Kietzman will air live from Sporting Park from 2-6 p.m. CT on Wednesday. The playoff match will also be broadcast live on Sports Radio 810 WHB with Danny Clinkscale and Jake Gutierrez calling the action, followed by The Final Whistle: Sporting KC Postgame show with Andy Edwards.
Wednesday's match will be broadcast live on KSMO-TV, with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. CT. Jake Yadrich and Callum Williams will be in the commentary booth while Nate Bukaty and Kristin Bock provide updates from field level.
Voting launches today for FutbolMLS.com's Latino del Año 2013 and Sporting Kansas City forward Claudio Bieler is a Group F nominee alongside Osvaldo Alonso (SEA), Michel (DAL) and Hendry Thomas (COL). A total of 32 MLS players will compete for the fourth annual Latino del Año award with the group stage winners announced on Nov. 7.
On Tuesday, the Swope Soccer Village and Big 12 Tournament Kick-Off will be held at 3 p.m. CT at the Swope Soccer Village (63rd and Lewis Rd.) in Kansas City, MO. Mayor Sly James, Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo, 5th District Councilman Michael Brooks, Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders, KC Parks Commissioners and Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby will be in attendance and available to media. The Big 12 Soccer Championship begins on Wednesday with four quarterfinal matches and culminates in the championship match at 3:30 p.m. CT on Sunday live on FOX Sports 1. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com.