Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - Kei Kamara experienced a full range of
emotions at Livestrong Sporting Park on Sunday, scoring at both ends of the
pitch in his side's 1-1 draw with Red Bull New York.
The Sporting striker got his side off to a dream start when he caught the
Red Bulls defense napping in the fourth minute, heading a bouncing ball into
the empty after Bill Gaudette had rushed prematurely from his line.
But that goal was canceled out in the 28th minute when Kamara's failed
clearance from the six-yard box was headed into his own goal.
Kamara nearly made amends with 10 minutes left when his first-time shot from a
set piece, laid off by Graham Zusi, whistled inches wide of the post.
But the best chance to break the deadlock was reserved for the visitors as
Sebastien Le Toux broke free in second-half stoppage time. Chance Myers was
able to track back in time to slow Le Toux's surging run, but the Frenchman
picked out Dax McCarty with a well-placed through ball. McCarty's first touch
let him down though, as Jimmy Nielsen was able to collect the ball and avoid
The top of the Eastern Conference table remains unchanged as Sporting (14-7-5)
stays on top with 47 points, followed closely by New York (13-7-6) with 45
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