Ghana’s Latif Blessing took centre stage when he helped his club side Sporting Kansas advance to the semi finals of the US Open Cup with an extra time brace.
Sporting Kansas City went on to win the match 3-0 against Dallas FC but had to finish the match with 10 men while their opponents finished with 9 men.
He showed good pace and positional sense on the counter attack to received a wide pass from Feilhaber before calmly slotting home for his first,while his positioning helped him tap home from close range for his second.
The brace takes his tally to 4 goals in 12 matches since his move from Ghana Premier League side Liberty Professionals in January.
Sporting KC will play San Jose in the Open Cup semifinals next month. The date, time and location are to be determined.
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