Sporting clinches playoff spot with 1-0 win over Cincinnati

Tim Melia
Posted at 9:17 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 22:17:46-04

CINCINNATI — Roger Espinoza scored and Sporting Kansas City clinched a playoff berth with a 1-0 victory over FC Cincinnati on Wednesday night.

Sporting Kansas City also moved into the Western Conference lead. Cincinnati lost its third straight match and was eliminated from playoff contention.

Espinoza's shot from close range deflected off goalkeeper Spencer Richey's left foot in the 57th minute.