Short-handed Sporting KC holds on for 0-0 tie with Minnesota

TIm Melia records third straight road shutout
Tim Melia
Posted at 7:54 PM, Aug 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-21 20:54:17-04

ST. PAUL, Minn.  — Tim Melia tied his season high with seven saves and short-handed Sporting Kansas City held on for a 0-0 tie with Minnesota United on Saturday.

Rémi Walter was shown a straight red card in the 21st for a dangerous studs-up foul and Kansas City played a man down down the rest of the way.

The 35-year-old Melia has three shutouts in the last four games.

Tyler Miller had five saves for Minnesota (7-6-7). He has seven shutouts this season.