Peterson, Atlanta United rally for 1-1 tie with Sporting KC

Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) sweeps the ball from Portland Timbers players during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Jacob Peterson scored in stoppage time to lift Atlanta United to a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night.

Peterson, who came on for Julian Gressel in the 67th minute, ran onto loose ball - after an attempted clearance by Matt Besler was deflected into the center of the box - and blasted a left-footer past a sliding Tim Melia into the net in the first minute of injury time.

Atlanta United (10-7-5) is 4-0-2 in its last six games.

Benny Feilhaber came on at halftime and, after Latif Blessing drew a penalty against Leandro Pirez, converted from the spot to give Sporting Kansas City (9-4-10) a 1-0 lead in the 59th minute.

Atlanta had just seven shots and didn't have a shot on goal in the first half.

Kansas City is unbeaten in its last nine MLS matches (2-0-7), dating to a 1-0 loss at Colorado on May 27.