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Austin FC 4-3 Sporting Kansas City: Driussi caps incredible comeback for Verde and Black

Austin F.C continued their fairytale season and recorded another comeback win with a 4-3 triumph Athletic Kansas City In the Q2 Stadium.

After a shaky game, the visitors were ahead by two goals in defence Green and Black With Andre Fontas and William Aganda Goals within the first 25 minutes.

Jon Gallagher got austin on the board, though Johnny Russel place Kansas City 3:1 in front with a penalty kick.

Julio Cascante reduce the deficit to a single goal, Danny pants Tie the game in the 85th minute and Sebastian Driussi won it with his league-leading 17th goal.

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Kansas City batted first thanks to defensive errors by Austin. To Alex Ring committed a foul on the edge of the box and Russell’s free-kick was missed Brad Stuver and Fontas was on hand to put the rebound into the empty net.

In the 23rd minute, the guests doubled their lead. A through ball Graham Zusi found Roger Espinoza, His shot was parried only by Stuver and Agade scored on the rebound.

Four minutes later, the Green and Black Cut the lead in half like from a recycled corner, Diego Fagundez had the ball down the right wing and his cross into the box was only cleared until Gallagher fired into the left corner.

The hosts missed a penalty five minutes before the break Ethan Finley brought down Eric Thomas in the penalty area and Russell kicked to the penalty spot and converted to recover Kansas City2 goal lead at half time.

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Stuver made two big saves early in the second half that set the stage for Austin’s comeback.

Just after the hour mark, Hoesen found Driussi on the right side of the penalty area. His cross was deflected by one SK C Defender and Cascante reacted quickest and headed back over the goal Jon Pulskamp.

The game was even in the 85th minute when a free kick was cleared Philip on the halfway line and volleyed over the top to Hoesen, who turned and volleyed the ball in from the left post.

In the middle of stoppage time, the comeback was perfect. Zan Kolmanic sent a cross to the far post, Finlay put the ball on the penalty spot and with a late run Driussi defeated Pulskamp to cap a remarkable comeback.

Man of the Match: Sebastian Driussi

Who else? He had one of the best seasons in league history and his late winner only adds to his collection of memorable moments from that season.

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