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Zusi scores in 88th as Sporting KC beat Rapids

9:56 PM, Aug 31, 2013   |    comments
Aug 31, 2013; Kansas City, KS, USA; Sporting KC forward Teal Bunbury (9) moves the ball up field as he has his jersey grabbed by Colorado Rapids defender Drew Moor (3) during the second half at Sporting Park. Sporting KC beat Colorado 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Graham Zusi scored in the 88th minute to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night and into a three-way tie for first place in the Eastern Conference.

Benny Feilhaber also scored for Sporting (12-9-6), which broke a two-match shutout loss streak and pulled even with Montreal and New York atop the East.

Feilhaber scored from 30 yards in the 33rd minute to put Kansas City up 1-0. His right-footed shot curled inside the left post, breaking Sporting's goalless streak at 213 minutes.

Edson Buddle tied it in the 77th for the Rapids (10-8-9), who snapped a nine-match unbeaten streak.

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