After the shellacking that Sporting Kansas City handed out last week at home, they head on the road to take on Toluca FC at extreme elevation on Thursday. They have a 3-0 lead and a single away goal will force Toluca to score five times to win.
Sporting KC vs. Toluca F.C.
Time: 9 p.m. CT
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Location: Estadio Nemesio Diez
How to Watch: There is a live stream in English on YahooSports.com and the Yahoo Sports app. The Spanish broadcast is on Univision Deportes.
How to Listen: Sports Radio 810 WHB | ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM
Preseason: 5-0-1 (Outscored opponents 28-4)
Head Coach: Peter Vermes (11th season)
Recent Form: Sporting KC trounced Toluca last Thursday and rolled through the preseason without being put under pressure. This is likely to be the toughest game they’ve had in 2019.
Last Five: L-L-L-L-L
Head Coach: Jose Luis Real (interim coach)
Recent Form: Historically a very strong side, Toluca qualified for the Champions League by finishing as runners up in the 2018 Liga MX Clausera. However, Toluca has struggled as of late, going winless in their last seven games while scoring just a single goal. They’ll need a historic performance to advance on Thursday.