Soccer

Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence

The Swope Park Rangers faced the Charlotte Independence on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0.

Niki Jackson dribbles the ball during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Niki Jackson dribbles the ball during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Swope Park Rangers head coach Paulo Nagamura watches on during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Swope Park Rangers head coach Paulo Nagamura watches on during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Killian Colombia dribbles the ball during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Killian Colombia dribbles the ball during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Charlotte Independence match on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers drew the Independence 0-0. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC

The Swope Park Rangers faced Loudoun United FC on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers fell to United 3-2.

Forward, Ethan Vanacore-Decker gets tripped by Bryang Kayo (14) during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Forward, Ethan Vanacore-Decker gets tripped by Bryang Kayo (14) during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Kyle Murphy (9) celebrates after scoring during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers fell to United 3-2. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Kyle Murphy (9) celebrates after scoring during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The Rangers fell to United 3-2. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Defender/midfielder, Alexsander (92) takes a free kick during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Defender/midfielder, Alexsander (92) takes a free kick during the Swope Park Rangers vs. Loudoun United FC match on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Sporting Kansas City vs. LA Galaxy

Sporting Kansas City faced the LA Galaxy on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) controls the ball during the game against Sporting KC on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) controls the ball during the game against Sporting KC on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

Felipe Gutiérrez (21) heads the ball during the game against LA Galaxy on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

Felipe Gutiérrez (21) heads the ball during the game against LA Galaxy on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

Kansas City Cauldron, Sporting KC’s independent supporters group, displays a TIFO during the game against LA Galaxy on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

Kansas City Cauldron, Sporting KC’s independent supporters group, displays a TIFO during the game against LA Galaxy on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting fell to the Galaxy 2-0.

Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders FC

Sporting Kansas City faced Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2.

Tim Melia (29) makes a save during Sporting Kansas City’s match against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

Tim Melia (29) makes a save during Sporting Kansas City’s match against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

Johnny Russell (7) hugs his daughter after Sporting Kansas City’s match against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

Johnny Russell (7) hugs his daughter after Sporting Kansas City’s match against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

Kelvin Leerdam (18) dribbles the ball during Seattle Sounders FC match against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

Kelvin Leerdam (18) dribbles the ball during Seattle Sounders FC match against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Sporting defeated the Sounders 3-2. (Photo by: Noah Riffe)

FC Cincinnati fall to Seattle Sounders FC in MLS opener

Seattle Sounders FC faced FC Cincinnati on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. In their inaugural MLS match Cincinnati fall 4-1 to Seattle at CenturyLink Field. The clubs first MLS goal was scored by midfielder Leonardo Bertone.

Two opposing fans shake hands while FC Cincinnati fans march to the Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Cincinnati match on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Two opposing fans shake hands while FC Cincinnati fans march to the Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Cincinnati match on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Midfielder Leonardo Bertone (6) Celebrates after scoring FC Cincinnati's first MLS goal during their match on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Midfielder Leonardo Bertone (6) Celebrates after scoring FC Cincinnati's first MLS goal during their match on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Midfielder Roland Lamah (7) dribbles the ball during their game on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe

Midfielder Roland Lamah (7) dribbles the ball during their game on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. | Photo by: Noah Riffe