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Seattle downs Philadelphia 2-1 as Morris gets first goal

Chad Marshall scored in his second straight match to lead the scoring charts for Seattle.

Mike Russell / Sounder at Heart

In what was by far the most "feel good" match of the season, Seattle Sounders beat Philadelphia Union 2-1 for Seattle's second win of the season.

The first half was a little dicey at times, as Jordan Morris and Oalex Anderson had a few solid chances but didn't manage to put them away. Philadelphia had their own chances, but nothing found the net for the away side. A deflected Cristian Roldan shot late in the half earned the corner that Andreas Ivanschitz put right on Chad Marshall's head for Seattle's first goal and Marshall's second of the season.

The second half started similarly, but not long after it started, Philadelphia's Roland Alberg was sent off after earning a second yellow for bringing down Roldan with a rough tackle from behind. Later in the half, Jordan Morris found his first Seattle goal after latching onto an excellent through ball over the top by Andreas Ivanschitz. Unfortunately for Seattle, poor defending allowed Philadelphia's Sebastien Le Toux to fire a goal in for the Union after CJ Sapong knocked down a cross in traffic in the box. Both sides had some close chances to finish off the half, but Seattle closed it out to hold onto a 2-1 win.

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