Major League Soccer

KC ties Minnesota, Shelton scores first

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Khiry Shelton scored his first goal of the season to help Sporting Kansas City tie Minnesota United 1-1 on Sunday.

Sporting KC (7-2-3) 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, Shelton scored just six goals in four injury-plagued seasons for NYCFC.

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