COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Obafemi Martins scored twice, Clint Dempsey and Marco Pappa added goals, and the Seattle Sounders cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday.
The Sounders (19-9-3) surpassed the club record for wins in a season set in 2010, and tied the LA Galaxy for the top spot in MLS for the third week in a row. The Rapids (8-15-8) also set a club record, extending their winless streak to 11 games.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Cooler Temperatures Settle In Quickly
Dempsey opened the scoring with a penalty kick in the 11th minute. Martins scored in the 28th and Pappa in the 33rd, extending Seattle’s lead to 3-0. Deshorn Brown scored the Rapids’ lone goal in the 43rd minute, and Martins added his second goal in the 70th to cap the scoring.READ MORE: Children's Hospital Colorado Served As Largest Enrolling Site For Pfizer COVID Vaccine Trial For Children Ages 5-11
Seattle hosts the Vancouver Whitecaps next week before finishing the regular season with a home-and-home series with the Galaxy to determine the Supporters’ Shield winner.MORE NEWS: Opening Statements Begin In Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Trial For 2019 Deadly I-70 Semi Crash
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