Sporting Kansas City head out for a game against Austin FC at Q2 Stadium on Saturday. The first kick will take place at 8:00 pm (CT) at 38 The Spot, which begins half an hour before him on the Sporting KC pre-game show.
Saturday will be Sporting’s second game at the Q2 stadium after a 3-1 defeat at the football-only stadium in its first season last season. Austin, currently in his second-place finish in the West, has been battling hard at home this season. They opened the season with a winning streak in which he scored five goals in each match, but only three of his last nine games at home at the Q2 stadium had been won.
Here are five things to watch from the matchup between Sporting Kansas City and Austin FC.
In the third and final show of the three-game home stretch, Sporting KC brightened the LA Galaxy with four goals and three in the first half. The win ended a losing streak and produced some of Sporting KC’s best performances of the season. Midfielder Eric Tommy scored his first goal for Sporting KC and the goal was nominated for AT&T’s Goal of the Week.Forward Willy His Agada scored his double in the first and finished the scoring account for Sporting KC. opened and gave all his SKC fans a memorable celebration. Forward Daniel Saroj scored his three goals and added two assists to close out the game with a second-half stoppage-time score. Sporting rides that winning momentum into Austin, aiming for his double-win series in the fifth meeting.