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Kekuta Manneh scores goal seconds after re-entering field

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Kekuta Manneh scored one of stranger goals you're likely to see anytime soon, not because of how he scored it but because that he was allowed to in the first place.

The Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder had left the field a few minutes earlier after suffering an injury to his left quadriceps. But with the Whitecaps in the middle of a counter-attack, Manneh was waved back onto the field. Not surprisingly, he was unaccounted for and was able to race down the sideline into acres of space.

The Sounders were able to recover in numbers, but Manneh had a full head of steam and was able to beat Chad Marshall one-on-one and then put his shot through Stefan Frei's legs.

After scoring, Manneh immediately started holding his leg and, in fact, was subbed off at halftime.

The goal gave the Whitecaps a 1-0 lead just ahead of halftime in a match they absolutely had to win for their playoff hopes and in order to retain the Cascadia Cup.