Johnny Russell scored within the 79th minute for his seventh straight sport with a objective and visiting Sporting Kansas Metropolis beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1.
With the Seattle loss, the New England Revolution (21-4-6) clinched the Supporters’ Defend. Kansas Metropolis (16-7-7) moved inside three factors of first-place Seattle (17-7-7) within the Western Convention.
Russell has scored six objectives in seven profession video games in opposition to Seattle, together with one in every of the three video games this season. He joined Fanendo Adi (Portland in 2016) as the one gamers to attain in three totally different video games in opposition to Seattle in an everyday season.
Kansas Metropolis, which misplaced at Vancouver in its final match, has not misplaced consecutive matches since September 2020. Seattle, which ended a three-match shedding streak in opposition to Sporting KC in September, hasn’t defeated Sporting a number of instances in a season since 2011.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Phil Foden led a masterful first half from Manchester Metropolis in a 4-1 win at Brighton.
• Callum Wilson’s objective from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace however the staff now below Saudi possession remained with no Premier League win after 9 video games this season.
• Chelsea romped to a 7-0 win over last-place Norwich, with Mason Mount scoring a hat trick and the opposite objectives unfold across the staff within the injury-enforced absence of Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.
WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Mikaela Shiffrin received the season-opening ladies’s World Cup big slalom in Solden, Austria, beating world champion Lara Intestine-Behrami in an in depth struggle for her seventieth profession victory.
The American three-time total champion sat .02 behind Intestine-Behrami after the opening leg however put in one other clear run within the second to edge her Swiss rival by .14.
PGA TOUR: Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama held on to a one-stroke lead on the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship in Chiba, Japan after a 2-under 68 which included a bogey on his final gap to make issues attention-grabbing heading into the ultimate spherical.
Matsuyama trailed by a stroke after the primary spherical, led by one after the second and had a 54-hole whole of 10-under 200 on the par-70, 7,041-yard Narashino Nation Membership course.
EUROPEAN TOUR: Jeff Winther reclaimed the lead on the Mallorca Open with an 8-under 62 in Santa Ponsa, Spain.
The Dane is 2 photographs away from Spain’s Jorge Campillo, who had a third-round 64.
CHAMPIONS: Steve Flesch birdied the par-4 18th gap for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and Steven Alker within the Dominion Power Charity Traditional in Richmond, Virginia, the primary of three PGA Tour Champions playoff occasions.
KREMLIN CUP: Anett Kontaveit will face Ekaterina Alexandrova within the last in Moscow after Maria Sakkari retired from her semifinal match with Alexandrova. Kontaveit will bid to win a 3rd title in as many months after beating Marketa Vondrousova 6-3, 6-4 within the different semifinal match.
Within the males’s match, Aslan Karatsev beat fellow Russian Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7), 6-1 and can face two-time Kremlin Cup winner Marin Cilic for the title.
– Workers and information service report