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By the Numbers: Sounders buck a bunch of history

It had been a long time since the Sounders actually played well on the road against the Galaxy.

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Mostly positive numbers this week as the Seattle Sounders have actually a two-game unbeaten streak on the road against the LA Galaxy.

1 -- Courtesy of the point they claimed in Sunday's game, the Sounders now only need one more point to claim the franchise's first-ever piece of MLS silverware.

2 -- The Sounders scored two goals on Sunday, the same number they had scored in their previous five road games against the LA Galaxy. Since 2009, in fact, the Galaxy had outscored the Sounders 14-3 in the regular season and playoffs at StubHub Center.

3 -- The Sounders collectively picked up three more assists on Sunday, giving them 63 as a team. Last year's team had a collective total of 36.

7 -- Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins combined to take nine shots, seven more than Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane registered. The Sounders' duo was also credited with eight chance creations, compared to the Galaxy duo's five.

9 -- This was the ninth time this season the Sounders have managed to grab a result after trailing at some point in the game. It's the second time they've erased a two-goal deficit, both on the road and both in the second half.

12 -- Martins picked up two more assists to bring his season-long total to 12, one shy of Mauro Rosales team record.

15 -- Dempsey scored his 15th goal of the season, the second-highest single-season total in Sounders history. Martins (17) is the only player with more.

23 -- The last time the Galaxy failed to win a home game they had led by two goals was back on May 23, 2012. They've led by at least two goals 23 times between now and then.

34 -- The Sounders finish of their road schedule with 34 goals away from CenturyLink Field. The last two seasons combined they had scored 37.

41 -- Martins (17), Dempsey (15) and Lamar Neagle (9) have combined to score 41 goals. That's one fewer than the entire Sounders team scored in 2013.

112,811,000 -- Nearly every household in the United States has access to NBC, the channel that will be airing Saturday's rematch between the Sounders and Galaxy. It's the first second time the Sounders have been on network television.

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