Sporting KC pulls first upset in MLS playoffs eliminating top-seeded St. Louis Metropolis

Sporting Kansas Metropolis’s Logan Ndenbe grew to become the hero of the match by eliminating St. Louis Metropolis SC this afternoon after sweeping their best-of-three MLS playoff sequence with a 2-1 house win. Alan Pulido’s workforce is the primary to advance to the convention semifinals within the West.

Many didn’t anticipate the Sporting Kansas Metropolis to advance to the MLS Playoffs

Kansas Metropolis opened the season and struggled to get their first win for 2 and a half months, whereas advancing within the wildcard spherical after dramatically beating San Jose in a penalty shootout spherical and now knocked out the highest seed within the West.

St. Louis Metropolis ended an incredible introductory match as it’s the first time they’ve performed a full season, they have been overwhelmed 2-6 on combination, two of them by Ndenbe, who usually doesn’t rating.

Sporting gained 4-1 in St. Louis and now Ndenbe scored an outstanding end to open the scoring simply earlier than halftime and Daniel Salloi made it 2-0 on the finish of the second half to seal the sequence. Celio Martins scored the equalizer within the 86th minute, however the recreation was already over.

St. Louis Metropolis’s nice season

Over the previous eight months, St. Louis had a spectacular, record-breaking debut season with sold-out stands at CityPark with a roster stuffed with nameless gamers, however they rose to the highest within the West and by no means seemed again.

Nevertheless, their lack of expertise was an enormous worth to pay within the playoffs and their dream season got here to an finish. However additionally they suffered from the curse of the chief in MLS, as solely one of many prime finishers made it to the MLS Cup between 2012 and 2021.

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