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  • Writer's pictureParker Johnson

Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo FC

Tonight's Sporting KC (6-6-10, 24pts) match against the Houston Dynamo FC (8-3-9, 27pts) will be a thrilling MLS Regular season match taking place in Houston, TX at Shell Energy Stadium on Saturday, July 8 on matchday 24

The Dynamo, coming into this match has the best home record in the western conference at 7-1-1 hoping to extend that to 8-1-1 but their opponent, Sporting Kansas City coming off a 3-0 win last Saturday against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Sporting Kansas City celebrates after scoring Saturday, July. 1, 2023, at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. IONYOU Media/Jesse Bruner

SKC playing the usual 4-3-3 compared to Houston's 4-3-2-1 line-up. Johnny Russell, Dániel Sallói, Alan Pulido, Rémi Walter, Gadi Kinda, Erik Thommy, Jake Davis, Tim Leibold, Daniel Rosero, Andreu Fontàs, and Kendall McIntosh are all included in the starting 11.

Sporting Kansas City's first goal comes in the 25" by the reigning MLS player of the month, Alan Pulido. A right-footed shot from the center of the box to give Sporting the lead, 1-0. in the 52", Aliyu Ibrahim for the Dynamo scores to make the game 1-1 at half.

In the 61", Alan Pulido wins a Penaty shot to extend Sportings lead 2-1. This was Alan Pulido's 10th Goal on the season which is the third most in the MLS. Pulido is arguably the best player in the Western Conference. Iván Franco scores for Houston in the 98" to even out the score 2-2.

Sporting KC's next match will be back at Children's Mercy Park against Real Salt Lake at 7:30p (7:39p kick) either in person or on MLS Season Pass.

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