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Sporting KCKC
 0-1F. Gutiérrez  9'
 0-2J. Russell  44'
A. Katai  70' 1-2 
N. Nikolic  74' 2-2 
N. Nikolic  82' 3-2 
 3-3J. Medranda  83'
 3-4F. Gutiérrez  86'
KCF. Gutiérrez  9' 0-1
KCJ. Russell  44' 0-2
CHIA. Katai  70' 1-2
CHIN. Nikolic  74' 2-2
CHIN. Nikolic  82' 3-2
KCJ. Medranda  83' 3-3
KCF. Gutiérrez  86' 3-4
HT: 0-2
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Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
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Sporting KC avoids collapse, beats Fire 4-3

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Felipe Gutierrez scored twice and Sporting Kansas City rallied with two late goals to beat the Chicago Fire 4-3 on Saturday night.

Gutierrez capped the scoring for Sporting (1-1-0) in the 86th minute, finishing Daniel Salloi's back-heel flip. Jimmy Medranda tied it at 3-all three minutes earlier with a left-footed blast.

Chicago (0-1-0) erased a two-goal deficit with three goals over a 13-minute span. Aleksandar Katai cut the deficit to 2-1, heading home Bastian Schweinsteiger's cross in the 70th minute. Nemanja Nikolic evened the score with a putback on Tim Melia's save in the 74th minute and he made it 3-2 in the 82nd, finishing a short feed from Brandon Vincent off Matt Polster's deep cross.

Gutierrez opened the scoring with a putback header from the middle of the area in the ninth minute. Johnny Russell doubled the lead for Sporting in the 44th minute, finishing Salloi's back feed with a left-footed smash.

Updated March 10, 2018

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