Bruin Scores Twice In 2nd Half; Sounders Beat FC Dallas 4-0Will Bruin scored twice in four minutes midway through the second half and the Seattle Sounders clinched a playoff berth and a chance to defend their MLS Cup by beating FC Dallas 4-0 on Sunday.
Sounders Get To Western Finals With Aggregate VictoryDallas, the Supporters Shield winner, was just the third team in MLS history to face a three-goal deficit after the first game in a two-leg series -- and no team has come back.
Lodeiro Scores Twice, Sounders Top FC Dallas 3-0 In Game 1Lodeiro scored twice and Nelson Valdez added a goal -- all in an 8-minute span early in the second half -- to help the Seattle Sounders roll past FC Dallas 3-0 in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semifinals.
FC Dallas Takes Supporters' Shield Lead, Beats Sounders 2-1Carlos Ruiz stabbed home Mauro Diaz's flick pass in the 89th minute and FC Dallas moved to the top of the Supporters' Shield table with a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.
Dempsey Returns To Sounders Practice After Missing Time Due To Irregular HeartbeatClint Dempsey returned to practice for the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday after missing time due to an irregular heartbeat, although it's unknown whether he will play again this season.
Dempsey Sparks Surge, Sounders Beat FC Dallas 5-0Clint Dempsey, Ivanschitz and Jordan Morris scored during a 15-minute span of the first half and the Sounders routed league-leading FC Dallas 5-0 to snap a four-game winless streak.
Diaz & Barrios Help FC Dallas Beat Sounders 2-0Mauro Diaz and Michael Barrios each had a goal, and FC Dallas beat the Sounders by a score of 2-0 on Saturday night to end a three-game losing streak. The Sounders lost for just the second time in seven games.
FC Dallas Beats Sounders On Penalty KicksWalker Zimmerman forced extra time with a 91st-minute goal and scored the clinching penalty kick to help top-seeded FC Dallas reach the MLS Cup Western Conference finals with a win over the Sounders on Sunday night.
Dempsey Scores In 86th, Sounders Beat FC Dallas 2-1Dempsey broke a tie on a direct free kick in the 86th minute in the Seattle Sounders' 2-1 comeback victory over FC Dallas on Sunday in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal.
Seattle Advances After 0-0 Draw With FC DallasThe Sounders advanced to the MLS Cup Western Conference finals against Los Angeles with a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas in the second leg of the conference semifinals.
Sounders Get 1-1 Tie With FC DallasOsvaldo Alonso hit a goal in the 54th minute, and the Sounders tied FC Dallas by a score of 1-1 in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semifinals on Sunday night.
Texeira Leads FC Dallas Past Seattle 3-1David Texeira scored two goals to put FC Dallas past Seattle by a score of 3-1 on Wednesday. FC Dallas beat the Sounders for only the second time in the last 10 meetings.