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Neagle, Martins goals propel Sounders past 10-man Chivas USA, 2-1

CARSON, Calif. - Obafemi Martins scored the second-half game-winner and Clint Dempsey recorded two assists as Seattle Sounders FC (4-2-1, 13 points) defeated Chivas USA (1-3-3, 6 points), 2-1, at the StubHub Center on Saturday night.

The win marked the second consecutive come-from-behind road win for Sounders FC as the team remained unbeaten (3-0-1) away from home this season. The win also marked the seventh straight win over Chivas USA and extended Seattle's unbeaten streak in the series to 12 games (8-0-4).

Seattle netted the winner in the 81st minute when Dempsey played a ball down the left side to Martins, who chipped it over the diving Dan Kennedy. It was Martins' second goal of the season and Dempsey has recorded a goal or assist in all five appearances in 2014.

Chivas USA opened the scoring in the fifth minute when Erick Torres converted a penalty kick. Seattle's Osvaldo Alonso was whistled for a foul in the box on Leandro Barrera. Torres is tied with Dempsey for the league lead with six goals.

In the 24th minute, Lamar Neagle brought the match level at 1-1. Kennedy jumped off his line to catch a bouncing ball but couldn't control it. Dempsey quickly sent the ball back into the box where Neagle smashed it into the net for his second goal of the season.

Chivas USA played a man down for the final 17 minutes after Marco Delgado was sent off in the 73rd minute for a late challenge on Gonzalo Pineda.

Sounders FC suffered a club record 26 fouls, breaking the mark of 25 set twice this season.

Sounders FC hosts Colorado Rapids next Saturday, April 26th. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. PT on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field.

Scoring Summary:
CHV - Erick Torres (penalty) 5'
SEA - Lamar Neagle (Clint Dempsey, Chad Marshall) 24'
SEA - Obafemi Martins (Clint Dempsey) 81'

Seattle Sounders FC - Stefan Frei, DeAndre Yedlin, Chad Marshall, Djimi Traore, Leo Gonzalez (Dylan Remick 90+2'), Lamar Neagle, Osvaldo Alonso, Gonzalo Pineda, Marco Pappa (Brad Evans 67'), Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins (Chad Barrett 90+1')

Substitutes Not Used: Marcus Hahnemann, Zach Scott, Micheal Azira, Kenny Cooper

TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (3 players, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 3 (Neagle, 2); FOULS: 7 (2 players, 2); OFFSIDE: 5 (Dempsey, 3); CORNER KICKS: 3 (Pineda, 3); SAVES: 3 (Frei, 3).

Chivas USA - Dan Kennedy, Eric Avila, Carlos Bocanegra, Bobby Burling, Andrew Jean-Baptise (Donald Toia 45'), Mauro Rosales (Luke Moore 86'), Marky Delgado, Carlos Alvarez, Agustin Pelletieri, Leandro Barrera, Erick Torres (Adolfo Bautista 79')

Substitutes Not Used: Tim Melia, Oswaldo Minda, Kristopher Tyrpack, Michael Nwiloh

TOTAL SHOTS: 14 (Torres, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (2 players, 2); FOULS: 26 (Pelletieri, 5); OFFSIDE: 2 (Torres, 2); CORNER KICKS: 5 (2 players, 2); SAVES: 1 (Kennedy, 1).

Misconduct Summary:
CHV - Leandro Barrera (caution) 28'
SEA - Leo Gonzalez (caution) 31'
CHV - Carlos Alvarez (caution) 71'
CHV - Marco Delgado (ejection) 73'
CHV - Donny Toia (caution) 90+3'

Referee: Ismail Elfath
Referee's Assistants: James Conlee, Brian Poeschel
4th Official: Kevin Stott
Attendance: 7,499
Weather: Clear, 63-degrees

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