CHESTER, Pa. -- Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins led the Seattle Sounders to their fourth U.S. Open Cup title Tuesday night, scoring in overtime in a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union.
Dempsey, the U.S. national team captain, scored in the 101st minute on a left-footed blast off Martins' feed. Martin scored in the 114th minute after speeding around Union defender Ray Gaddis and poking one past goalkeeper Zac MacMath.
"They just find each other," Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said...
CHESTER, Pa. -- Sebastian Le Toux scored a penalty in stoppage time to lift the Philadelphia Union to a 2-2 tie with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday.
In the second extra minute, Ibrahim Sekagya was called for a questionable tackle in the box and Le Toux beat Luis Robles for the score.
Philadelphia (10-9-9) rallied after New York (9-9-10) jumped to a 2-0 lead.
In the 37th minute, Peguy Luyindula was pulled down in the box by Ethan White and converted the penalty kick. Three minutes later, Thierry...
Jim Curtin has every right to complain.
Since taking over the Philadelphia Union on an interim basis back in June, the club has recorded a 9-2-4 record in all competitions, and on Tuesday could win the first trophy in the club's history when it hosts the Seattle Sounders in the U.S. Open Cup final.
As such, one might have expected Curtin to have been hired on a full-time basis by now. Instead, the coaching search being conducted by Union CEO and operating partner Nick Sakiewicz is entering its fourth...