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MLS Game Summary - Philadelphia at Kansas City



(Thursday, June 10, 2010)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Kansas City 2, Philadelphia 0

Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - The Kansas City Wizards enter the World Cup break on a positive note after earning a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer action at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Thursday night.

With the win, the Wizards (3-5-3) pick up some valuable points while snapping an eight game winless run in league play.

The Union (2-7-1), on the other hand, fall further back in the Eastern race, with the expansion club winning just two of 10 games through the first third of the season.

Wizards striker Kei Kamara got things going early for the home side, notching his sixth goal of the season in the ninth minute. After Ryan Smith passed the ball to Davy Arnaud, Arnaud found Kamara in the top right corner of the Philadelphia penalty area. Kamara then took a touch and fired a shot across the grain into the left corner of the net.

The Wizards doubled their lead in the 35th minute when Smith drove into the offensive third before playing a ball to the right to a breaking Graham Zusi. Zusi then powered into the Philadelphia area and slotted a shot past Seitz.

It was Zusi's first goal of the season.

Philadelphia defender Michael Orozco Fiscal committed a hard foul on Wizards attacker Josh Wolff in 42nd minute to earn his second yellow of the game and an ejection, taking the suspense out of the rest of the game by forcing his club to play a man down the rest of the way.

The Wizards play next on June 26 when they host Red Bull New York, while the Union host Seattle Sounders FC the next day in their next MLS fixture.

06/10 22:22:03 ET