Top Plays of 2018 | No. 9: Clint Dempsey ties Seattle Sounders goalscoring record

With the 2018 season in the books, is taking a look back at the Top 10 plays of the year. We’ll release the full list one by one with the final play being announced on Dec. 30.

NOTE: These plays were voted on by a multiple staffers and compiled on a point system. Check out the full schedule HERE.

June 23 | Clint Dempsey ties Seattle Sounders all-time regular-season goalscoring record

Clint Dempsey tied Fredy Montero’s club record with his 47th goal and his first of the season. In the 22nd minute, Dempsey slid across the front of goal to tap in a ball from Will Bruin to equalize after Aleksandar Katai gave the Fire a 1-0 lead 13 minutes earlier.

Dempsey, who retired on Aug. 29, finished his Sounders career with 47 goals and 28 assists and is the club leader in postseason goals with six.