Philadelphia Jumps To Early Lead, Ousts Sporting KC 3-1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamiro Monteiro and Sergio Santos scored two minutes apart midway through the first half, Santos added a second goal just before halftime and the Philadelphia Union reached the semifinals of the MLS is Back tournament with a 3-1 win over Sporting Kansas City. Philadelphia’s perfect run in the tournament continued thanks to its first-half scoring blitz. The Union had two wins and a draw in the group stage then beat New England in the round of 16. Philadelphia will face either New York City FC or Portland in the semifinals.

Philadelphia Union forward Sergio Santos (17) is congratulated by defender Kai Wagner (27) after Santos scored a goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Sporting Kansas City, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)