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Russell goal allows Sporting to rally for tie in Minnesota

Peter Vermes
Posted at 10:48 PM, Jul 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-13 23:48:24-04

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Johnny Russell scored in the 63rd minute and Sporting Kansas City overcame an own-goal by goalkeeper John Pulskamp to earn a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Wednesday night.

Sporting KC (5-11-6) took a 1-0 lead in the 43rd minute when Andreu Fontàs’ chip pass to a prone Pulskamp bounced off his backside for a goal.

Kayden Pierre had an assist on Russell’s equalizer.

Sporting KC oushot Minnesota United 12-10 with a 5-3 edge in shots on goal.

Pulskamp notched three saves. Dayne St. Clair had five saves for Minnesota United (8-8-5).