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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Wan Kuzain scored his first MLS goal to help Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 4-1 on Sunday night.

Kuzain, a 19-year-old homegrown playing in his second career game, one-timed a cross by Graham Zusi – that deflected off a defender – into the net to give Sporting (8-2-4) a 2-1 lead in the 35th minute.

Kansas City is unbeaten in its last five games and has just one loss since opening day.

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Sporting’s Daniel Salloi opened the scoring in the ninth, trapping a header from Yohan Croizet before taking a dribble and then side-netting a right-footer from just outside the area.

Minnesota’s Tyrone Mears blasted a shot , from 40-yards out, past goalkeeper Tim Melia to tie it in the 11th minute.

Christian Lobato scored in the 38th and Diego Rubio added a goal in the 81st minute for Sporting.

Minnesota United (5-7-1) has lost five road games in a row, tying the franchise record

Kansas City outshot Minnesota 26-7, including 8-2 on target.


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