KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP)– Jimmy Medranda scored his first-career MLS goal and Sporting Kansas City extended its unbeaten streak to five games with a 3-1 win over New York City FC on Sunday night.
Medranda blasted a left-footer, from well outside the box, past Josh Saunders into the back of the net to give Sporting (8-8-4) a 2-1 lead in the 16th minute.READ MORE: NYPD Game Truck Brings Officers, Kids Together Through Love Of Video Games
Benny Feilhaber’s tap-in goal, off the back of Saunders, opened the scoring in the eighth.
Frank Lampard tied it in the 14th minute, rolling a right-footer, off the feed from Ronald Matarrita, just inside the near post.READ MORE: Family Allowed Into New Jersey Storage Unit For First Time Since Hurricane Ida Hit
Feilhaber flicked the ball into the area and Ike Opara outdueled defender Frederic Brillant at the top of the 6-yard box to slip the ball into the net in the 51st.
Feilhaber has three goals and two assists in the last four matches.
NYCFC (8-6-6), the points leader in the Eastern Conference, had its four-game winning streak snapped.MORE NEWS: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
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