(Kansas City, KS) -- Jacob Peterson scored the lone goal of the match as the Timbers fell to Sporting Kansas City, 1-nil, at Children's Mercy Park. Portland has dropped two straight after being unbeaten in its previous nine matches. The loss dropped the Timbers to 7-8-and-8 on the season with 29 points. The two teams will meet again on Sunday afternoon at Providence Park, but the Timbers will first host the C.D. Dragon in a CONCACAF match on Wednesday.