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Sporting Kansas City beats DC 1-0

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) Sporting Kansas City's Claudio Bieler scored in the 89th minute to give the hosts a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Friday, lifting them to second in the MLS Eastern Conference.

Sporting has not given up a goal in 429 consecutive minutes and ran its winning streak against D.C. to five matches.

Second-half substitute Soony Saad set up the late winner, stealing the ball near the left corner flag, dribbling between a defender's legs then passing back to Bieler.

The Argentine placed his shot just inside the right post for his fourth goal since joining Sporting this season from Ecuadorian side LDU Quito.

Updated April 6, 2013

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