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Sounders move to top of Supporters’ Shield table with 3-0 win.

The Seattle Sounders continued their hot start, scoring a 3-0 win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday at Lumen Field. Raúl Ruidíaz scored his second brace in as many home games, Brad Smith had a goal and an assist while Will Bruin, Nouhou and Jimmy Medranda each added assists of their own. The Sounders are 2-0-1 with 7 points and a +8 goal-difference, putting them atop the early Supporters’ Shield standings.

MATCH SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC 3 – LA Galaxy 0

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Venue: Lumen Field

Referee: Jair Marrufo

Assistants: Frank Anderson, Jeff Hosking

Fourth Official: Michael Radchuk

VAR: Malik Badawi

Attendance: 7,148 (limited capacity)

Weather: 65 and clear

SCORING SUMMARY

SEA – Raúl Ruidíaz (Brad Smith) 20’

SEA – Brad Smith 23’

SEA – Raúl Ruidíaz (Jimmy Medranda) 90’+3’

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

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LINEUPS & STATS

Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Alex Roldan, Yeimar, Shane O’Neill, Nouhou, Brad Smith (Jimmy Medranda 79’); Cristian Roldan, Kelyn Rowe (Jordy Delem 89’), João Paulo (Danny Leyva 79’); Will Bruin (Nico Lodeiro 66’), Raúl Ruidíaz

Substitutes not used: Spencer Richey, Stefan Cleveland, Xavier Arreaga, Ethan Dobbelaere

Total shots: 17

Shots on goal: 9

Fouls: 6

Offside: 1

Corner-kicks: 7

Saves: 2

LA Galaxy – Jonathan Bond; Oniel Fisher (Ethan Zubak 46’), Daniel Steres, Derrick Williams (Nick DePuy 46’), Jorge Villafana; Efrain Alvarez (Sacha Kljestan 46’), Jonathan dos Santos, Julian Araujo, Victor Vazquez (Cameron Dunbar 65’), Samuel Grandsir (Jonathan Perez 83’); Chicarito

Substitutes not used: Jonathan Klinsmann, Danilo Acosta, Carlos Harvey, Adam Saldana

Total shots: 10

Shots on goal: 2

Fouls: 10

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 4

Saves: 6