Toronto FC gives up late goal in 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City

Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Oriol Rosell scored his first MLS goal in the 87th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night.

Paulo Nagamura had a goal and an assist for Sporting (15-7-5), which moved into a tie for the overall points lead with San Jose. Kansas City is 4-0-1 over its past five matches, while Toronto (5-16-6) is winless in its last seven.

Rosell hit his game-winner from the corner of the penalty area on assists from Nagamura and Chance Myers.

Ryan Johnson put Toronto up 1-0 in the 44th minute, taking a pass over the top from Richard Eckersley and putting his left-footed shot past Jimmy Nielsen from 15 yards.

Nagamura tied it in the 60th, his first league goal of the season.

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