Juninho’s tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Galaxy to the MLS Cup final after their conference final against the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate on Sunday night.
Seattle’s Chad Marshall has been voted Major League Soccer’s Defender of the Year for a record third time.
Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the Galaxy opened the conference finals with a 1-0 victory over the Sounders on Sunday.
The Sounders advanced to the MLS Cup Western Conference finals with a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas in the second leg of the conference semifinals. The two-leg series finished tied 1-1 on aggregate but Seattle moved on thanks to its road goal in the first game in Dallas. Road goals were implemented as a tiebreaker this year.
Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 54th minute, and the Seattle Sounders tied FC Dallas 1-1 in the first leg of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference semifinals on Sunday night.
The Seattle Sounders and forward Obafemi Martins have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with the striker coming off an MVP-caliber regular season
Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored three minutes apart in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the Galaxy on Sunday night and sending the MLS race for the Supporters’ Shield down to the final weekend.
The Seattle Sounders will start an independent lower-division USL Pro team beginning in 2015 called Seattle Sounders FC 2 with 20 percent of the club to be owned by fans through a community trust.
Watch what people think about Clint Dempsey…not knowing they’re talking to Clint Dempsey.
Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins scored in overtime in the Sounders’ 3-1 victory Tuesday night.