MINNEAPOLIS -- Khiry Shelton scored his first goal of the season to help Sporting Kansas City earn a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Sunday.
Kansas City is unbeaten in its last three games and has just one loss since opening day.
Shelton, acquired by trade from New York City FC in December, headed home a corner kick by Johnny Russell to open the scoring in the eighth minute.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 SuperDraft had scored just six goals in four injury-plagued seasons for NYCFC.
ATLANTA -- Daniel Salloi and Gerso Fernandes scored second-half goals and Tim Melia came up with several huge saves, leading Sporting Kansas City to a 2-0 victory over short-handed Atlanta.
The loss snapped United's eight-game unbeaten streak Wednesday night in a showdown between the two conference leaders in Major League Soccer.
United played the last 56 minutes a man down after goalkeeper Brad Guzan was given a red card for taking out Kansas City's Khiry Shelton just outside the penalty area as...