Alan Pulido continues unstoppable in the MLS and this saturday he scored his 11th and 12th goals in the 2023 season of American football.
the aztec striker he commanded his team and led it to victory over Western Conference leaders St. Louis City by a score of 2-1 at Sporting Park.
The whiteboard was opened by Samuel Adeniran for the visiting squad at 22′, but only 9 minutes later Pulido equalized with his first goal of the game, when at 31′ Dániel Sallói put the ball in the area and the Mexican finished off with his right foot in the small area to make it 1-1.
The rest of the first half was clearly dominated by the Sporting Kansas City and before it was over, at 44′ “Puligol” sealed his brace and the final score with another shot from his right leg, this one from the height of the penalty spot.
For the second half, the match turned rough, with many fouls and yellow cards, one of which was for Pulido at 71′. Sporting Kansas City defended their lead, and St. Louis City could not figure out the bolt, so the score did not move anymore.
With these two goals, Alan Pulido reached 12 and positioned himself as the fourth best scorer in the league, just below Hany Mukhtar, who has 14, Giorgos Giakoumakis and Luciano Acosta, with 13 each.
in the collectiveSporting Kansas City climbed to 11th place in the Western Conferencereaching 32 units, while the leader St. Louis City stayed at 47.
A litmus test awaits those from Kansas City next week, as they will face Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami on Saturday, September 9 at the DRV PNK Stadium.
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