US soccer: Sounders 2 maintain win streak with 2-1 victory over Timbers 2
Sunday, April 12, 2015
T2 struck first when defender Seattle responded with converting a penalty kick in the 47th minute and tapping a lobbed pass into the net in the 88th minute. Final score, 2–1 Seattle.headed the ball in from a free kick in the 30th minute.
In the 30th minute, T2 midfielderplaced the ball nicely for Delbridge who connected cleanly with the ball to head it past S2 goalkeeper . At half, the game still stood with in the lead 1–0. In the first minutes of the second half, S2 was pulled down in the penalty box by T2 . Rossi was able to convert the penalty with a strong strike to the top left corner. T2 keeper was unable to stop the shot. Frano's goal came in the 88th minute as he was able to chip the ball into the net after nice build up play by the Sounders. The Timbers did look dangerous on corners having earned 8 to Seattle's 3.
The Timbers suffered their first loss of their season while the Sounders experienced their first ever comeback victory. This was also the first match between the two. T2 now stand at 7 points with a record of 2–1–1. S2 and are now the only teams still undefeated. Portland next faces defending champions away on Saturday, April 18 while Seattle hits the road to battle on Thursday, April 16.
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