The curtains will close on Major League Soccer’s 24th season Sunday when Seattle Sounders FC hosts Toronto FC in MLS Cup 2019. Kickoff at CenturyLink Field is set for 2 p.m. CT with national television coverage on ABC and Univision.
As another MLS campaign concludes with two perennial contenders battling for the title, it seems like as good of a time as any to relive the two most epic chapters in Sporting Kansas City history.
In 2000 and 2013, Kansas City reached the pinnacle of MLS by claiming dramatic, nail-biting victories on the league’s grandest stage.
The Wizards opened the millennium in stunning style, navigating a worst-to-first season under head coach Bob Gansler and defeating the heavily favored Chicago Fire by a 1-0 scoreline at MLS Cup 2000 in Washington, D.