Sporting KC Moves on in US Open Cup
Associated Press - May 29, 2013 6:33 am
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) – Sporting Kansas City advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup with a 2-0 win over the Des Moines Menace on Tuesday night.
Sporting will next host Orlando City on June 12.
Kei Kamara opened the scoring in the 12th minute off a cross from Chance Myers. Claudio Bieler doubled Sporting KC’s lead in the 73rd minute when he spotted in a cross from Jacob Peterson.
The eighth minute saw Sporting’s first chance when Kamara sent in a low cross to Myers, whose shot was blocked by defender Albert Edward. Four minutes later, Myers played the ball across the mouth of the goal to Kamara, who tapped it past goalkeeper Scott Angevine.
Sporting KC doubled the lead in the 73rd minute when Peterson crossed the ball from the right to Bieler, who coolly tapped it into the back of the net.