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Archive for Sunday, July 28, 2002

Wizards slip past San Jose

July 28, 2002

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— Igor Simutenkov scored in the 86th minute to lift the Kansas City Wizards to a 2-1 win against the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday.

Simutenkov took a midfield pass from Kerry Zavagnin pass about 30 yards from the goal and slotted the ball between the legs of goalkeeper Joe Cannon.

The league-leading Earthquakes (12-7-2) opened the scoring in the 25th minute.

Five minutes later, Kansas City forward Stephen Armstrong took Chris Klein's pass just outside the penalty box and kicked the ball past Cannon.

Kansas City (7-6-7) handed the Earthquakes their fourth straight road loss.

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