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Sporting KC falls to Philadelphia 3-1 in MLS is Back quarterfinal

MLS Sporting KC Union Soccer
Peter Vermes - Sporting Kansas City
Posted at 11:10 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 00:10:55-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jamiro Monteiro and Sergio Santos scored two minutes apart midway through the first half.

Santos added a second goal just before halftime and the Philadelphia Union reached the semifinals of the MLS is Back tournament with a 3-1 win over Sporting Kansas City.

Philadelphia's perfect run in the tournament continued thanks to its first-half scoring blitz.

The Union had two wins and a draw in the group stage then beat New England in the round of 16. Philadelphia will face either New York City FC or Portland in the semifinals.