MLS: WATCH T&T’s Molino score a last minute winner for Minnesota


    T&T midfielder Kevin Molino was on hand to score a 97th-minute winner as Minnesota United made a remarkable comeback over Sporting Kansas City.

    Sporting shot into the lead in the 43rd minute as Khiry Shelton took advantage of some shoddy goalkeeping to slide home the opening goal.

    The Kansas outfit were reduced to 10 men in the 74th minute when goalie Tim Melia brought down Aaron Schoenfeld just outside the box.

    Minnesota got back into the mix in the 92th as first half scorer, Shelton, netted an unfortunate own-goal.

    Then in the final of the seven minutes of added time, Molino whipped the ball into the back of the net off his left foot, giving his team a crucial three points.

    The 2-1 win puts Minnesota in 2nd position in Western Conference – Group D of the MLS is Back tournament.

    This one off tournament consists of six groups of four teams with the top two from each group advancing to the round of 16 stage while the remaining knockout spots will go to the four highest-ranked third-place teams in the group stage.

    When the MLS is Back Tournament is done, the MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule followed by the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs and the 25th MLS Cup.

    Minnesota are also 1st in the Supporters’ Shield standings with three wins from three games – this award goes to the team with the best regular season record based on points.