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Feilhaber scores late penalty kick; Sporting KC beats Seattle for first time at home

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KANSAS CITY, Kansas — scored on a penalty kick in the 84th minute and Kansas City beat Seattle 1-0 on Saturday night for Sporting's first regular-season victory over the Sounders since 2009.

Kansas City (6-2-6) snapped its 435-minute scoreless streak against Seattle (8-4-2), dating to June 2012, and beat the Sounders for the first time at home in five attempts.

The penalty kick was awarded after goalkeeper was whistled for a questionable foul in a collision with Dominic Dwyer.

"I don't know if it was a penalty or not," Feilhaber said. "But obviously, when we get the opportunity we want to try and make it. So I just waited to see which way Frei would go and tried to slip it in the opposite way."

recorded his fourth shutout in six starts and became the first Kansas City goalkeeper to go unbeaten in his first six games. Dwyer entered as a second-half substitute in the 58th minute. He did not play in Sporting's scoreless draw in Seattle on May 23.

PHOTO: Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan, left, defends against Sporting KC defender Jalil Anibaba, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan, left, defends against Sporting KC defender Jalil Anibaba, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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PHOTO: Seattle Sounders midfielder Gonzalo Pineda (8) plays around Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber (10) during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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