Zusi's Late Goal Pushes Sporting KC Past Rapids 2-1

By: Associated Press
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Graham Zusi scored in the 88th minute to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night and into a three-way tie for first place in the Eastern Conference.

Graham Zusi celebrates his game winning goal by kicking over the corner flag in Sporting Kansas City's 2-1 win over Colorado on August 31st, 2013.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ Graham Zusi scored in the 88th minute to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night and into a three-way tie for first place in the Eastern Conference.

Benny Feilhaber also scored for Sporting (12-9-6), which broke a two-match shutout loss streak and pulled even with Montreal and New York atop the East.

Feilhaber scored from 30 yards in the 33rd minute to put Kansas City up 1-0. His right-footed shot curled inside the left post, breaking Sporting's goalless streak at 213 minutes.

Edson Buddle tied it in the 77th for the Rapids (10-8-9), who snapped a nine-match unbeaten streak.


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