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  • May 5, 2012
  • • 8:38 PM
  • • Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Referee: J. Guzmán
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Sporting Kansas City 0-2 Montreal Impact: Expansion side surprises hosts

Sporting Kansas City 0-2 Montreal Impact: Expansion side surprises hosts

Peter Aiken

Kansas City's bye week backfired, with the Eastern Conference leader falling to the expansion Montreal.

Sporting Kansas City has now lost two on the trot after opening the 2012 MLS season with seven straight wins. The 2-0 result was the Montreal Impact's first away win in MLS, Sporting's first home loss of the season, and somewhat of a surprise.

Felipe Martins opened the scoring in the first half, uncorking from nearly 40 yards. The Brazilian barely had any business considering a shot from that distance, but the left-footed blast swerved around Jimmy Nielsen and in.

Montreal capped an unexpected win with a penalty in the second half.

Lamar Neagle skipped through the SKC backline and Aurelien Collin brought him down. Patrice Bernier stuttered and scored his first goal in MLS, and his first goal for the Impact since 2002.

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