Osvaldo Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 in an exhibition Saturday, the first match for new Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Clint Dempsey scored off a wild scramble in the 71st minute, and the Sounders beat rival Portland 2-0 on Sunday night, their second victory over the Timbers in four days.
After becoming the first American to score in three World Cups, Clint Dempsey needed a break upon his return to the United States from Brazil. So until his appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” the other night, Dempsey was mostly away from the spotlight.
“No one ever put their head down so we kept battling,” Kenny Cooper said after scoring on a header in the 110th minute to help the Sounders advance to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win over the Timers on Wednesday night.
Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey and defender DeAndre Yedlin have made the United State’s men’s national team roster for the World Cup in Brazil.
Chad Marshall headed in a corner kick from Marco Pappa in the 84th minute Saturday night as the Seattle Sounders completed a comeback from a first-half own goal to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1.
Clint Dempsey scored twice to lead Seattle Sounders FC to a 3-2 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the league’s highest-paid player at $6,695,000 in guaranteed compensation this season.
The Seattle Sounders got an own goal early and Obafemi Martins scored in the second half to spoil the Montreal Impact’s home opener with a 2-0 victory Sunday.
Seattle Sounders midfielder and U.S. national team captain Clint Dempsey has been suspended for two games by Major League Soccer for violent conduct toward Toronto FC defender Mark Bloom in last week’s match.