After a vital 1-0 victory in Minnesota on Saturday, Sporting Kansas City is now within one point of playoff position as the club returns home to host two marquee matches this week at Children's Mercy Park. Sporting will welcome Leagues Cup finalists Nashville SC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday before taking on U.S. Open Cup finalists Houston Dynamo FC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday.
Tickets are available online at SeatGeek, including a special ticket offer for each match. On Wednesday, Sporting will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and fans can take advantage of the Bud Light Easy to Enjoy Pack featuring a match ticket, a hot dog and a Bud Light for only $30. On Saturday, Sporting will host the club's annual Kick Childhood Cancer match and supporters can purchase the Coca-Cola Friends & Family 4-Pack which includes four tickets, four 20-ounce Coca-Cola products and four cheeseburgers for $100.
Both fixtures will be broadcast live on Apple TV in English and Spanish via MLS Season Pass with the mid-week match available exclusively for subscribers snd Saturday's showdown available free for all fans. Local radio coverage will air on Sports Radio 810 WHB as well as La Grande 1340 AM with streams in the Sporting KC app, while pub partners in the Sporting Pub Network will also show all of the action.
20% OFF AT MLSSTORE.COM ENDS TONIGHT
Fans can take advantage of 20% off all orders at MLSstore.com until 10:59 p.m. CT tonight with the code 20MLS (exclusions apply), including Sporting Kansas City's Kick Childhood Cancer pre-match top for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the club's Hispanic Heritage pre-match top for Hispanic Heritage Month.
SKC II PLAYERS TO APPEAR AT RED CARD KC ASSEMBLIES
Three Sporting KC II players will make special appearances at local elementary schools this week as part of the Red Card KC anti-bullying campaign established by Sporting and Children's Mercy. Midfielder Enzo Mauriz will visit Oak Grove Elementary (5340 Oak Grove Rd.) in Kansas City, Kansas on Tuesday, while forward Bakary Bagayoko will speak with students at Spring Branch Elementary (20404 E. Truman Rd.) in Independence, Missouri on Wednesday and goalkeeper Ethan Bandre will be in attendance at Norfleet Elementary (6140 S. Norfleet Rd.) in Raytown, Missouri on Thursday.
RSLvSKC AWAY TICKET REQUESTS CLOSE ON FRIDAY
Sporting Kansas City Season Ticket Members and members of Sporting KC supporters groups are eligible to receive complimentary tickets for Sporting away matches . Away ticket requests for Sporting's match at Real Salt Lake on Oct. 7 will close this Friday. Requests close two weeks before each away match or once the allotment of away supporters tickets is reached.
SKC ACADEMY IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND
The Sporting KC Academy will continue the 2023-24 MLS NEXT campaign this weekend as the U-14s, U-15s and U-17's host Austin FC on Saturday at Swope Soccer Village before the U-15s and U-17s travel across I-70 to play St. Louis CITY SC on Sunday in a doubleheader. In addition, the Sporting KC Academy U-19's will continue their United Premier Soccer League season with a home match against Arkansas Legacy FC at 3 p.m. CT on Saturday at Swope Soccer Village. Fans can follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for updates throughout the season.
SKC II SET FOR SUNDAY SHOWDOWN WITH ST. LOUIS
Sporting Kansas City II have clinched a berth in the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro Playoffs and will play cross-state rivals St. Louis CITY SC at 4 p.m. CT on Sunday at Swope Soccer Village in the club's final match of the regular season. The clubs are separated by one point in the Western Conference standings and the Decision Day clash will determine seeding - and potential home field advantage -- for the postseason. Tickets are available online at SeatGeek and fans can follow @SportingKCII on Twitter for updates throughout the season.