MLS Game Summary - Colorado at Seattle|
(Saturday, April 26, 2014)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: Seattle 4, Colorado 1
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Clint Dempsey bagged a brace at CenturyLink
Field on Saturday to guide Seattle Sounders FC to a comfortable 4-1 victory
over the Colorado Rapids.
The two sides were level until the closing stages of the first half when
Seattle netted a stoppage-time opener. Obafemi Martins slipped a through ball
into the path of Dempsey, who squared a pass for Lamar Neagle to tuck home
from close range.
The Sounders emerged from halftime and picked up where they left off in the
first half as Dempsey scored twice inside the opening seven minutes of the
The United States international doubled Seattle's advantage in the 47th minute
by turning in a rebound conceded by Clint Irwin. He then added a third in the
52nd minute by getting on the end of Chad Marshall's header and nodding the
delivery over Irwin's outstretched arm and into the back of the net.
Colorado pulled one back in the 62nd minute when Dillon Serna latched on to
Nick LaBrocca's through ball to slide one past Stefan Frei, but Seattle
restored its three-goal lead with 15 minutes to play as Martins collected
Neagle's throw in and curled a shot past Irwin at the far post.
Seattle (5-2-1) is unbeaten in its last four league outings as it improves to
16 points on the season. Colorado (3-2-2) stays on 11 points, suffering its
first defeat since falling to Sporting Kansas City on March 29.
04/26 18:10:28 ET