Sporting Kansas City reached the half-way point of the 2014 MLS season on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire at Sporting Park.
It was nearly a historic day for Tim Howard as the United States nearly found a way to push the game into penalty shots.
By Leigh Teschner
By Steve Clare
Despite the unenviable task of facing host nation and tournament favorite Brazil, Croatia were punching above their weight and seemed destined to escape with a point in the first match of the 2014