Kei Kamara scored his 12th of the season with a sensational bicycle kick goal just before halftime to help Colorado Rapids comeback from two goals down to a 3-2 victory over former club 10-man Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Saturday night. Photo Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
The Sierra Leone international is fifth in the all-time MLS scoring list with 124 goals.
Kansas City was in front with a goal from Fernandes Gerso after only three minutes, and the hosts had doubled their lead 11 minutes later when Rapids’ Tommy Smith turned the ball into his net while pressured by Krisztian Nemeth.
Colorado Rapids level the score-line from a Diego Rubio goal in the 76th minute from 16 yards, assisted by Smith, before Smith sealed the victory for Colorado with an 85th-minute header from a Price assists.
The Rapids next MLS outing is against Dallas on Sunday, and Sporting Kansas City’s next match is Wednesday on the road at Minnesota United.
Watch Kamara’s superb bicycle kick goal.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) September 22, 2019
- 3′ – SKC – Gerso
- 14′ – SKC – Tommy Smith (OG)
- 42′ – COL – Kei Kamara
- 76′ – COL – Diego Rubio
- 85′ – COL – Tommy Smith
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