Columbus (Ohio, USA), August 21 (EFE). Ecuadorean defender Xavier Arriaga scored the goal that allowed the Seattle Sounders to start a comeback with a 1-2 away win over Columbus Crew in Game 21. United States Professional Football League (MLS) Day.
Columbus Crew, the current champions, who won 1-0 from the 77th minute, with a goal scored by veteran English striker Bradley Wright-Phillips, saw how Arriaga put the tie in 88 with a shot from inside the small area after a corner kick. And help from Colombian Jimmy Medranda.
The same thing happened with the Wright-Phillips goal, which he finished from the same position as Arriaga and after a corner kick.
But a minute later, in the 89th minute, in the midst of the crew’s defense, veteran striker Will Bruin scored the second goal for Sounders FC, after receiving a perfect pass in the big area of Medranda, who came out in the second part and was the main protagonist of the game by providing passes Seattle team.
The win allowed Sanders to consolidate the lead of the Western Conference with 41 points, two points ahead of Sporting Kansas City (39 points), who are in second place, and this Saturday they could not get past the 0-0 draw against Minnesota United. .
While the crew suffered their sixth consecutive defeat, they have not won since July 24, their worst streak so far this season, which cost them to stay with 24 points, in eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings, among the top seven right holders. To play the playoffs. EFE
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