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The Daily Wiz Oct 16, 2017
Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Sporting Set Club Record for Draws

Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Sporting Set Club Record for Draws

Stats and milestones from last night’s game. Sporting Kansas City closed out the home portion of the MLS regular season with a 0-0 draw with the Houston Dynamo. With the draw, Sporting set a club record for draws in a season with their 13th. Here are some stats and milestones from the game. Last night was Sporting KC's 13th draw of the season, setting a team record for draws in a season, the prior record of 12 was set in 2005 and equaled in 2011. It was their 6th home draw of the season, tying the record for most home draws in a season set in 2005, 2011, and 2014. Matt Besler made his...
Kansas City Star Oct 14, 2017

Matt Besler was numb after U.S. soccer failure. Fans in KC made him feel human again

It was after midnight when Matt Besler walked into a hotel room in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. He sat down in the first spot he located, only a few …
Kansas City Star Oct 14, 2017

Matt Besler on USMNT aftermath: There's no handbook for how to get through it

Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler discussed the aftermath of the United States men's national team failing to qualify for the World Cup. …
The Daily Wiz Oct 11, 2017
Owned: Sporting KC falls to Houston Dynamo 2-1

Owned: Sporting KC falls to Houston Dynamo 2-1

An Erik Palmer-Brown own goal sealed Sporting Kansas City’s fate in Houston. A poor second half kept Sporting Kansas City from clinching a playoff spot for another match as they fell to the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Wednesday night. Jimmy Medranda was the goalscorer for Sporting KC, while Tomás Martinez scored for Houston and an own goal from Erik Palmer-Brown solidified the win. Sporting KC were missing four starters from this match, including US national team players Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, and Benny Feilhaber. Tim Melia was also out due to a hamstring strain. There was uncertainty as...

US striving to avoid World Cup playoff vs Syria or Australia

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — American soccer players do not want fly over 8,000 miles to Malaysia next month for a playoff against Syria or make a 7,000-mile-plus journey for a match in Australia. After getting just one point in two September qualifiers, a loss to Panama on Friday night would have left the U.S. with one more chance to reach next year's World Cup: by winning a playoff against the fifth-place nation in Asia. And the Americans weren't even assured of that. "We still knew that everything was in our hands. It still is," defender Matt Besler said after Friday night's 4-0 rout of the...
The Daily Wiz Oct 1, 2017
Sporting KC players called up for national team duty

Sporting KC players called up for national team duty

Feilhaber gets a call along with Besler and Zusi for the U.S. Men’s National Team. Musa, Oliveira and Saad were also called up for their teams. Three Sporting Kansas City players have been called into camp for the U.S. for the final two games in the Hexagonal. Matt Besler and Graham Zusi have been regulars with the U.S. Men’s National Team but the addition of Benny Feilhaber was a bit of a surprise. Besler, Feilhaber and Zusi were named to the U.S. Men's National Team Sunday that will face Panama and Trinidad &Tobago in their last two World Cup qualifying matches. The USMNT hosts...

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