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Sporting drops second-straight at home, 2-1 to Orlando City

Peter Vermes
Posted at 10:58 PM, Sep 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-24 07:27:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Tesho Akindele and Benji Michel scored in the first half and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, on Wednesday night to run its unbeaten streak to seven games.

Akindele scored in the 36th minute. Two minutes later, Nani passed to Michel on the edge of the penalty area.

Michel beat a defender and connected for Orlando City (7-2-4) from close range.

Johnny Russell scored his sixth goal of the season for Sporting KC on header in the 53rd minute.