Goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen #1 of Sporting Kansas City holds up a scarf to the crowd after Sporting defeated Real Salt Lake 1-0 to win the Major League Soccer game against Real Salt Lake on April 14, 2012 at Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas…
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CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Jacob Peterson and Graham Zusi each scored second-half goals to lead Sporting KC to a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals Wednesday night.
Sporting KC will host the winner of the other semifinal game between Chivas USA and the Seattle Sounders on either August 7 or 8.
The victory by Sporting KC, tied for first in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with D.C. United, avenged their worst defeat this season, when they lost 4-0 to Philadelphia on June 23.
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