Sporting Kansas City takes shutout streak into matchup against Minnesota United

September 16, 2022 GMT

Minnesota United FC (13-12-6, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Sporting Kansas City (9-15-7, 11th in the Western Conference)

Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sporting Kansas City -106, Minnesota United FC +243, Draw +284; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Sporting Kansas City comes into a matchup with Minnesota United after notching two straight shutout wins.

Sporting KC is 7-11-5 against Western Conference opponents. Sporting KC has a 3-1-0 record in games it scores at least three goals.

United is 10-8-5 against Western Conference teams. United has a 5-1-1 record in games it scores at least three goals.

The matchup Saturday is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The last meeting finished tied 1-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Johnny Russell has scored eight goals for Sporting KC. William Agada has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games.


Luis Amarilla has nine goals and four assists for United. Franco Fragapane has scored four goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sporting KC: 4-4-2, averaging 1.7 goals, 5.6 shots on goal and 4.8 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.

United: 4-4-2, averaging 1.6 goals, 3.8 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.0 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Sporting KC: Gadi Kinda (injured), Tim Melia (injured), Alan Pulido (injured), Ozzie Cisneros (injured), Logan Ndenbe (injured), Graham Zusi (injured).

United: Hassani Dotson (injured), Jacori Hayes (injured), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (injured), Callum Montgomery (injured), Emanuel Reynoso (injured), Bakaye Dibassy (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.