MLS Game Summary - Colorado at Kansas City

MLS Game Summary - Colorado at Kansas City

Post by Eugen » Fri, 12 Jul 1996 04:00:00

MLS Game Summary - Colorado at Kansas City

                  Final Score: Kansas City 2, Colorado 0

          Kansas City, Mo. - The Kansas City Wiz shut out the Colorado
     Rapids 2-0 Wednesday night, on goals by Frank Klopas and Uche
     Okafor. The Major League Soccer contest drew 8,062 to Arrowhead
          Klopas took a pass from Preki some 15 yards out, and
     dribbled through the Rapids defense to send the game-winning shot
     into the right side of the net.
          Okafor, a defender, drilled home the insurance goal after a
     4-on-2 counterattack.  The setup came on a series of passes from
     Mark Chung to Digital Takawira, who fed Okafor for the 10-foot
          The Wiz take a three-game winning streak into the MLS All-
     Star break, and have 10 wins and 9 losses overall. The loss
     snapped a three-game Rapids winning streak, and dropped Colorado
     to 8-10 for the season.

     Game Summary

                             1    2    F
     COLORADO RAPIDS         0    0    0
     KANSAS CITY WIZ         0    2    2

          RAPIDS - Chris Woods, Matt Kmosko, Ian Butterworth (Brian
     Bates 62), Scott Cannon, Chris Henderson, Scott Benedetti, Steve
     Trittschuh, Roy Wegerle, Felipe Rodriguez, Jean Harbor, Shaun
          WIZ - Garth Lagerwey, Samuel Ekeme, Uche Okafor, Sean
     Bowers, Scott Uderitz, Mike Sorber (Alan Prampin 87), Tommy
     Reasoner (Frank Klopas 46), Preki, Mark Chung, Digital Takawira,
     Mo Johnston.

     Goal Scoring:

     KC - Klopas (2) (Preki) 55
     KC - Okafor (2) (Takawira, Chung) 82

                              COL   KC
     Total Shots:              9    23
     Shots on Goal:            3    12
     Saves:                    9     2
     Fouls:                   11    14
     Offsides:                 3     7
     Corner Kicks:            10     8
     Time in Offensive Zone:  45    45



     Referee: Ali Saheli
     Referee's Assistants: Ali Mohebbi, Michael Bovan
     Fourth Official: Karen Swanner

     Attendance: 8,062
     Weather: Sunny, 75 degrees