10-man Sporting Kansas City beats Toronto FC 2-1 - NBC Sports

10-man Sporting Kansas City beats Toronto FC 2-1
Toronto FC defender Doneil Henry, left, battles for the ball against Sporting Kansas City forward C.J. Sapong during the first half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
July 26, 2014, 9:58 pm

TORONTO (AP) Substitute Jacob Peterson scored in the 80th minute to help 10-man Sporting Kansas City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night.

The former Toronto midfielder took advantage of Toronto's inability to clear a deflected cross and poked the ball past goalkeeper Joe Bendik.

Graham Zusi tied it for defending MLS champion Kansas City (11-5-5) in the 48th minute.

Kansas City has won four straight and is 6-0-1 in its last seven games. It also extended its club-record road winning streak to five games.

Jackson scored for Toronto (7-6-5) in the 16th minute.

Kansas City captain Matt Besler was sent off in the 76th minute for a second yellow card.

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