The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Martins' two goals leads Seattle to 4-2 Cascadia rivalry victory over Portland

  • Print

PORTLAND, Ore. - Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins scored two goals and set up another for Clint Dempsey as the Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers 4-2 in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Chad Barrett also scored for the Sounders, who showed little fatigue after five matches in the past 15 days. Fanendo Adi scored twice for the Timbers.

With just nine games left, the loss hurts Portland's bid to return to the MLS playoffs after advancing to the Western Conference finals last year.

The Sounders are currently in first place in conference, while the Timbers sit in sixth behind the Whitecaps.

At Chester, Pennsylvania, Sheanon Williams put Philadelphia ahead in the 72nd minute as the Union beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-2.

Williams' goal came 2 minutes after San Jose had erased a two-goal deficit with Chris Wondolowski's score in the 70th minute.

Andrew Wenger, who opened the scoring in the 10th minute, also added a goal in the 79th minute Sebastien Le Toux followed 4 minutes later, capitalizing on a weak clearance attempt by San Jose.

Sam Cronin got the Quakes on the board with a half-volley into the top corner from well beyond the penalty box in the 59th minute.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.