They painted the wall!
“What’s extremely amazing to me is how everything [the ownership group] have talked about has come to fruition,” said SKC coach Peter Vermes after his team won the MLS Cup Saturday night in KCK.
In dramatic fashion, KC’s most progressive pro sports franchise made good on their dramatic three-year marketing campaign by besting Real Salt Lake in the longest penalty shootout in MLS Cup history.
The over-capacity crowd was happy to settle into another hour of frigid weather after Sporting Kansas City rallied late in the second half to knot the score at 1-1. Granted, no one wants to win via a shootout, but the game’s got to end somehow right?
After a particularly putrid first half that saw muddled play in the center of the pitch and goalkicks that struggled to make it to half, the players finally adjusted to their nerves and the elements and played a proper second frame. Continue reading