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Sporting KC vs. Sounders: Highlights, stats and quotes

Sounders lose their 17th game of the season, 15th by one goal.

The Seattle Sounders were officially eliminated from MLS playoff contention with a 1-0 loss to Sporting KC on Sunday. It was their 15th one-goal loss of the season — by far the most in MLS — and closes out their worst-ever road campaign, securing just 11 points in 17 matches.


Seattle Sounders FC 0 – Sporting Kansas City 1

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Venue: Children’s Mercy Park

Referee: Ted Unkel

Assistants: Corey Rockwell, Ryan Graves

Fourth Official: Calin Radosav

VAR: Ismir Pekmic

Attendance: 19,439

Weather: 79 degrees and sunny


SKC – William Agada (Dániel Sallói, Rémi Walter) 41’


SKC – Erik Thommy (caution) 28’

SEA – Xavier Arreaga (caution) 49’

SEA – Josh Atencio (caution) 77’


Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Alex Roldan, Yeimar Gómez Andrade, Xavier Arreaga, Nouhou; Danny Leyva (Fredy Montero 46’), Josh Atencio (Léo Chú 81’); Cristian Roldan (Ethan Dobbelaere 76’), Nico Lodeiro, Albert Rusnák; Jordan Morris (Jimmy Medranda 76’)

Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Jackson Ragen, Will Bruin

Total shots: 10

Shots on goal: 1

Fouls: 13

Offside: 1

Corner-kicks: 3

Saves: 10

Sporting Kansas City – John Pulskamp; Ben Sweat, Andreu Fontàs, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Graham Zusi (Kayden Pierre 78’); Erik (Thommy Kortne Ford 78’), Rémi Walter, Roger Espinoza (Felipe Hernández 66’); Dániel Sallói, William Agada, Johnny Russell Khiry Shelton (90’ + 3’)

Substitutes not used: Marinos Tzionis, Kendall McIntosh, Logan Ndenbe, Robert Voloder, Oriol Rosell

Total shots: 16

Shots on goal: 11

Fouls: 7

Offside: 0

Corner-kicks: 5

Saves: 1

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