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Chris Wondolowski scored twice and Innocent Emeghara added goal in the San Jose Earthquakes' 3-2 victory over the Seattle Sounders.
San Jose played nearly the entire second half a man down after Victor Bernardez was sent off in the 52nd minute for a bad tackle attempt.
Clint Dempsey opened the scoring with a record-breaking goal for the Sounders at the 18-second mark. Dempsey headed in a rebound off a miss by Tyrone Mears to score the club's earliest goal in a game. The previous record was held...
We can all exhale. The players, whether because they knew they couldn't hold out or because the deal they got from MLS ticked enough of the requisite boxes, chose not to strike. The MLS season arrived as promised, full of everything we'd expect from the opening weekend after all of that consternation.
Some of that "everything" was poor play. Perhaps that's harsh; we are talking about teams just emerging from a preseason conducted under the cloud of labor strife. Nevertheless, goals were hard to...