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September 4, 2013 10:00 PM EDT
CenturyLink Field — Seattle, Washington
Referee:‬ M. Geiger‎
Attendance:‬ 38317‎
 
24′ Lamar Neagle
 

Seattle Sounders 1-0 Chivas USA: Neagle goal closes gap at top

The Sounders have rocketed up the playoff spots, and with a win over Chivas, are now threatening the Supporters' Shield.

By Keith Hickey

Lamar Neagle, Seattle Sounders FC, MLS
Otto Greule Jr
The Seattle Sounders picked up three points against Chivas USA in a 1-0 win at CenturyLink Field to solidify third place in the Western Conference.

Lamar Neagle scored Seattle's winner in the 24th minute.On the end of Marc Burch's free kick into the box, he received the ball, turned and shot past Dan Kennedy all in one fluid motion.

The win, which keeps the Sounders (13-8-4) third, ties them on 43 points with the LA Galaxy and brings them closer to first-place Real Salt Lake on 48 points. Seattle has also played the fewest games in the conference, 25.

Chivas USA (5-15-7), on 22 points, is in last place in the West.


Seattle Sounders FC

81
Michael Gspurning
Goalkeeper
 - 
6
Patrick Ianni
Defender
 - 
4
Marc Burch
Defender
91′
 - 
17
DeAndre Yedlin
Defender
 - 
18
Djimi Traore
Defender
 - 
20
Zach Scott
Defender
 - 
6
Osvaldo Alonso
Midfielder
 - 
7
Mauro Rosales
Midfielder
82′
 - 
17
Servando Carrasco
Midfielder
 - 
27
Lamar Neagle
Midfielder
24′
 - 
16
David Estrada
Striker
84′
 - 

Chivas USA

 - 
1
Dan Kennedy
Goalkeeper
 - 
2
 - 
33
M. de Luna
Defender
35′
 - 
5
 - 
-
E. Mejía
Midfielder
 - 
12
Marco Delgado
Midfielder
 - 
59
 - 
20
Carlos Alvarez
Midfielder
60′
 - 
-
Marvin Iraheta
Midfielder
 - 
30
O. Minda
Midfielder
65′ 80′
 - 
-
J. Morales
Striker
 - 
9
E. Torres
Striker

Substitutes

24
 - 
22
 - 
34
 - 
12
Alex Caskey
Midfielder
 - 
7
 - 
5
Andy Rose
Midfielder
82′
 - 
-
 - 

Substitutes

 - 
-
Patrick McLain
Goalkeeper
 - 
-
 - 
25
Steve Purdy
Defender
 - 
26
E. Orozco
Defender
 - 
18
Josue Soto
Midfielder
 - 
15
Eric Avila
Midfielder
46′
 - 
7
 - 
26
Matt Fondy
Striker
60′

Coach/Manager

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Coach/Manager

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  • Goal
  • Own Goal
  • Penalty
  • Penalty Missed
  • Yellow Card
  • Assist
  • Penalty Save
  • Penalty Shootout Goal
  • Penalty Shootout Miss
  • Yellow Card / Red Card
  • Red Card
  • Substitution IN
  • Substitution OUT
  • Injury
  • Goal.com Rating
  • Goal.com Man of the Match
  • Goal.com Flop of the Match
  • Top & Flop Global Ranking
  • Fans' Man of the Match
  • Fans' Flop of the Match
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2