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FOLLOW LIVE: SKC aim to reclaim West’s top spot vs. MIN

New York Red Bulls v Sporting Kansas City: Final - 2017 U.S. Open Cup

KANSAS CITY, KS - SEPTEMBER 20: Daniel Salloi #30 of Sporting Kansas City scores during the 2017 U.S Open Cup Final against the New York Red Bulls at Children’s Mercy Park on September 20, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Sporting Kansas City were knocked from their perch atop the Western Conference on Saturday, as FC Dallas (26 points) topped Los Angeles FC to take over the top spot which Sporting KC (25) had held for much of the season.

[ FOLLOW: Sporting KC vs. Minnesota United to end the MLS weekend ]

Peter Vermes’ side’s first chance to reclaim supremacy in the West comes on Sunday with ninth-place Minnesota United visit Children’s Mercy Park.

With Johnny Russell away on international duty for Scotland, Cristian Lobato has been called into the starting lineup alongside Daniel Salloi, who’s starting up top for Khiry Shelton, and Gerso Fernandes.

Hit the link above to follow along throughout the afternoon, and check back with PST for coverage after the final whistle.

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