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MLS: New York 3, Sporting KC 2

Aug. 3, 2013 at 9:50 PM

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Fabian Espindola scored the go-ahead goal in the 63rd minute Saturday and the New York Red Bulls went on to a 3-2 win over Sporting Kansas City.

With the score knotted 1-1, Lloyd Sam sent the ball down the right side and found Espindola with a pass that was ruled just onside after Sporting defender Aurelien Collin failed to get the call.

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Espindola got past him and sent the ball into the net for his seventh goal of the year.

Sam added a much-needed insurance goal 6 minutes later and Jonathan Steele logged a goal and an assist for the Red Bulls (11-7-5), who have gone unbeaten in four matches and moved two points ahead of SKC (10-7-6) in the Eastern Conference.

Kei Kamara tallied in the 45th minute and Dominic Dwyer scored in stoppage time for Kansas City.

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