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The Daily Wiz Mar 14, 2015

Who will fill in for Besler in Dallas

With the Kansas City captain suspended, we take a quick look at who might fill in for him When referee Baldomero Toledo reached for his pocket after Matt Besler's foul on Bradley Wright-Phillips in last Sundays match, everyone was already calculating who would replace him. Not just in the match but the following match in Dallas as well. There were two defenders that can play center back on the bench, Vermes and staff quickly had Erik Palmer-Brown warming up. Benny Feilhaber shifted back to defense for a few minutes, not a position anyone would have predicted he play a couple years ago. With...
The Daily Wiz Mar 10, 2015

Sunday Revisited - Looking Back at the Season Opener

A couple of quick thoughts and some player ratings from Sunday's 1-1 draw against NYRB. On Sunday, Sporting Kansas City played the New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 draw at Sporting Park. After an off season that saw some big names come and go (Claudio Bieler gone, Roger Espinoza back, many new bit players on board) and some CBA drama that threatened to delay the start of the season, Sporting gave the home fans exactly what they wanted and went ahead on a goal by Ike Opara, making his debut after sitting out most of 2014 injured, assisted superbly by Benny Feilhaber. And then, frustratling, gave...
The Daily Wiz Mar 8, 2015

Match Preview: Sporting Kansas City vs. New York Red Bulls

Sporting KC begins their 2015 season with the team that ended their 2014 season: The New York Red Bulls About the Teams Sporting Kansas City Sporting Kansas City comes into 2015 with an overhauled roster. Roger Espinoza is back in Sporting Blue manning the midfield, Luis Marin is the new man in net, Marcel De Dong is a recently signed left back with Bundesliga experience, it goes on and on. The focus this match will be on how the new meshes with the old and, finally rested, core of Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Benny Feilhaber, and Dom Dwyer. Sporting may also roll with a new formation outside...