Sporting runs away from Minnesota with 3 first half goals

Peter Vermes - Sporting Kansas City
Posted at 10:16 PM, Sep 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 00:25:26-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Khiry Shelton, Daniel Salloi and Johnny Russell scored in the first half and Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 4-0 on Wednesday night.

Kansas City has scored in 28 consecutive home regular-season matches dating to August 2019, the longest active streak in MLS.

Minnesota has won just two of its last 13 away matches, including the playoffs.

Shelton headed in a rebound in the 14th minute to open the scoring.

Salloi one-touched Russell's pass to the penalty spot in the 36th.

Russell scored on a penalty kick in the 45th after Shelton was taken down at the edge of the 18-yard box by goalkeeper Tyler Miller.

Cameron Duke slotted home Russell's cross in the 52nd.