Orlando City Beats Sporting KC To Run Unbeaten Streak To 7

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tesho Akindele and Benji Michel scored in the first half and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night to run its unbeaten streak to seven games. Akindele scored in the 36th minute. Two minutes later, Nani passed to Michel on the edge of the penalty area. Michel beat a defender and connected for Orlando City (7-2-4) from close range. Johnny Russell scored his sixth goal of the season for Sporting KC on header in the 53rd minute.

Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler (5) goes in for a header against Orlando City forward Tesho Akindele (13) during an MLS soccer game, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. (Nick Tre. Smith/The Kansas City Star via AP)