Vermes knows that attention will keep building until Sporting Kansas City loses, and there will be more questions and more distractions. He realizes that the MLS season is a marathon rather than a sprint, but he also knows a win now counts the same as a win later.
"At the end of the day, I think our players have approached this fantastically," he said. "I think they've stayed extremely humbled, extremely focused, not getting ahead of themselves, and they've gone out and performed an executed. When you do that, you give yourself a chance."
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