Philadelphia Union ends Sounders’ win streak on Picault’s late goal, 1-0

SEATTLE (AP) — Fafa Picault scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time Wednesday night, and the Philadelphia Union halted Seattle’s MLS-record nine-game winning streak by beating the Sounders 1-0. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei rolled a soft clearance pass out toward defender Gustav Svensson. But Picault got to the ball an instant before Svensson did and took it into the left side of the penalty area 1-on-1 against Frei. From 8 yards away, he drilled it into the back center […]

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Sounders win 8th straight, rallying to beat Sporting KC 3-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored from the run of play, Nico Lodeiro converted a penalty kick and the Seattle Sounders took advantage of an own goal to beat Sporting Kansas City 3-1 on Saturday in a game between two of the hottest teams in MLS. The Sounders (12-9-5) extended their club-record winning streak to eight games and set a league mark for consecutive wins in the non-shootout era (2000-present). The old mark of seven straight was set by Kansas […]

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Sounders beat Timbers 1-0 and extend win streak to 7 games

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A seventh straight win was sweet, but for the Seattle Sounders, it was even sweeter because it came against the rival Timbers — on their home field. An own goal in the 76th minute gave Seattle a 1-0 victory over Cascadia Cup rival Portland on Sunday night, extending the Sounders’ club-record winning streak to seven games. Seattle also pushed its unbeaten streak to 10 and moved the team into fifth place and playoff contention in the […]

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Will Bruin leads Seattle Sounders past Colorado Rapids 2-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Will Bruin scored twice and Stefan Frei made a spectacular save to help the Seattle Sounders to their second win in their last eight games, 2-1 over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. It was Seattle’s second straight win over Colorado on the Fourth of July. The Sounders are 7-3-1 all-time at Colorado (4-10-3). Bruin put Seattle (4-9-3) in front in the 19th minute, finding the ball in open space in front of the goal […]

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