WATCH: Clint Dempsey records brace against Colorado Rapids

What a start in Colorado!

Clint Dempsey scored in the sixth minute to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 road lead over the Colorado Rapids on Tuesday. A great pass from Joevin Jones found a wide-open Dempsey in the box, and he fired a left-footed shot to the far post that beat U.S. teammate Tim Howard.

The tally was Dempsey’s team-leading sixth goal of the season. Dempsey earned his brace in the 85th minute off a stunning left-footed volley from the top of the box.

Dempsey now has three goals in his last two matches.