Sporting KC advances to Eastern Conference Championship

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By: Sporting KC Email

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Kansas City, KS -- Sporting Kansas City defeated the New England Revolution 3-1 tonight after extra time to win the Eastern Conference Semifinals 4-3 on aggregate. The team will travel to play the Houston Dynamo at 1:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium live on NBC. Supporters are encouraged to visit SportingKC.com for away ticket information.

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This will mark the third consecutive year that Sporting KC will face Houston in the MLS Cup playoffs. Sporting KC now holds home field advantage for the remainder of the team's playoff run, presented by Ivy Funds, with the return leg to be played at Sporting Park on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 6:30 p.m. CT. The team with the most aggregate goals scored over the two-game series will advance to MLS Cup 2013 on Saturday, Dec. 7. Should Sporting Kansas City reach MLS Cup, the championship match would be played at Sporting Park.

The team will train at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday at the Sporting Club Training Center in Swope Park (6310 Lewis Road, Kansas City, MO). The session will open to media at 10:45 a.m. CT with player and coach availability immediately afterward. The team will depart for Houston on Friday morning.

For complete ticket information for Sporting Kansas City's next home playoff match on Nov. 26, visit SportingKC.com or call 888-4KC-GOAL.


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