(AP Photo/Nick Tre. Smith)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Cristian Roldan and Will Bruin scored after backend giveaways and the Seattle Sounders defeated Sporting Kansas City 2-1 in a first-place showdown Sunday night.
With their league-best eighth road win and first at Kansas City in more than eight years the Sounders (14-5-6) moved over Sporting (13-6-6) in the Western Division.
Roldan redirected Brad Smith's centering pass in the 31st minute for the only goal of the first half.