Josh Saunders

Jimmy Medranda scored his first-career MLS goal and Sporting Kansas City extended its unbeaten streak to five games with a 3-1 win over New York City FC on Sunday night.

Medranda blasted a left-footer, from well outside the box, past Josh Saunders into the back of the net to give Sporting (8-8-4) a 2-1 lead in the 16th minute.

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New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders (12) (Anthony Gruppuso)
New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders (12) (Anthony Gruppuso)

New York City FC has signed goalkeeper Josh Saunders to a multi-year extension.

The terms of the contract were not disclosed, due to team policy.

"I love playing for this club", Saunders said in a release from the team. "It's a great honor for me and I'm definitely looking forward to playing in front of our fans again next season. I think the bond with the supporters is great. It's not just an emotional connection. It helps the players and the fans alike because when you come into our stadium it's intimidating. Having them truly cheer for people that they care for is great. The team is excited to get back to training soon and begin the hard work and preparation for next season."

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