Sporting wins third match in a row, 2-1 over Nashville

Winston Reid, Derrick Jones Sporting KC Nashville
Posted at 10:36 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 23:36:36-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Gerso Fernandes and Erik Hurtado scored and Sporting Kansas City rallied to beat Nashville SC 2-1.

Hurtado slipped a volley under the cross bar to cap the scoring in the 79th minute. Amadou Dia played a long, arcing ball to Hurtado for the right-footed finish. Kansas City has won three games in a row.

Jack Maher, the No. 2 pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft, made his MLS debut for Nashville, which played a man down after Alistair Johnston was shown his second yellow card in the 54th minute.