PHOTOS: Sporting KC wins 4th U.S. Open Cup with victory over N.Y.

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Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler holds the U.S. Open Cup and celebrates with teammates following the finals of the soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Sporting KC won 2-1. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler holds the U.S. Open Cup and celebrates with teammates following the final of the soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Sporting KC defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-1. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Daniel Salloi (30) heads the ball away from New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan (16) during the second half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Sporting Kansas City won 2-1. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips (99) scores a goal over Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia (29) during the 91st minute in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Sporting KC won 2-1. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City players celebrate next to New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips (99) following the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Sporting Kansas City won 2-1. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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New York Red Bulls defender Kemar Lawrence (92) lands on Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes stands on the sideline during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament against the New York Red Bulls in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Ryan Meara, front, saves the ball from Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara (3) during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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New York Red Bulls midfielder Tyler Adams, back, heads the ball over Sporting Kansas City defender Seth Sinovic (15) during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips, back, works the ball while covered by Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara (3) during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) celebrates his goal with teammate Roger Espinoza, left, during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament against the New York Red Bulls in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) keeps the ball in bounds against New York Red Bulls midfielder Sean Davis (27) during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) keeps the ball in bounds against New York Red Bulls midfielder Sean Davis (27) during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) and New York Red Bulls defender Michael Murillo, back, head the ball during the first half of the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Diego Rubio, left, tangles with New York Red Bulls midfielder Felipe Martins, right, during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing (9) and New York Red Bulls defender Michael Murillo, back, head the ball during the first half of the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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 Sporting KC lifted the U.S. Open Cup for the fourth time in team history on Wednesday night, defeating New York 2-1 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. It was the team’s third U.S. Open Cup since 2012.

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