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Sporting KC clinches playoff spot with this nasty Zusi goal (video)

Sporting Kansas City v Chivas USA

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Graham Zusi #8 of Sporting Kansas City looks on prior to the MLS match against Chivas USA at StubHub Center on September 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Sporting Kansas City defeated Chivas USA 4-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

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The champs are going back to the playoffs thanks to a sensational goal from Graham Zusi, as Sporting KC beat the visiting Chicago Fire 2-0 on Friday night.

Scoreless in the 79th minute, Zusi danced in from the wing and sent Sean Johnson helplessly flying with a left-footed bullet into the top corner of the goal to make it 1-0 to the hosts.

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It was Zusi’s fifth of the season, which isn’t quite 21. That’s what Dominic Dwyer accomplished in stoppage time off a Zusi assist.

KC joins DC as Eastern Conference teams to clinch a playoff berth. New England is one point away from the honor as well.

Here’s the Zusi goal. Great stuff from the Designated Player.

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