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            === Sounders go for sixth straight win against Revs ===
 
 Foxborough,  MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Seattle Sounders FC will aim to continue
 its  white-hot form  on Sunday  when  the club  goes for  a sixth  consecutive
 victory in league play against the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium.
 
 Seattle  engineered another late show on Wednesday, earning a 2-1 victory over
 Western Conference rivals FC Dallas at CenturyLink Field.
 
 FC  Dallas  opened the  scoring in the  14th minute on  a converted penalty by
 Michel after defender Brad Evans was whistled for a foul in the box.
 
 But  the Sounders leveled the match in the 62nd minute as Clint Dempsey played
 a ball wide to Obafemi Martins, who then crossed it to Lamar Neagle for a one-
 touch finish to the near post. It was Neagle's fourth goal of the season.
 
 The Sounders then another a late winner through substitute Kenny Cooper, who ,
 scored  in  the 88th  minute when  Martins sent  a cross  into the box. Cooper
 placed the ball under a diving Raul Fernandez to mark Seattle's fifth-straight
 game with a goal in the final 15 minutes.
 
 The  club has also  scored in the final 10 minutes of matches seven times this
 season.  The  result also saw  the Sounders complete  a sweep of a three-match
 home stand.
 
 "We  couldn't have done any better. We got maximum points from those games and
 now we move forward," Dempsey said.
 
 "We  always believe  we are going to  win," Sounders FC head coach Sigi Schmid
 said. "I think our team played some very good soccer. They never lost hope and
 faith, and continued to show good character and battled well."
 
 New  England,  meanwhile, enters Sunday's  clash in  fine form, riding a four-
 match unbeaten streak in league play to sit in a first-place tie atop the East
 with 14 points.
 
 The Revs are coming off an impressive 2-1 victory over Toronto FC last week at
 BMO Field.
 
 Toronto  opened  the scoring in the  sixth minute through a goal from Jackson,
 but  the  Revs responded  with a  tying tally  in the  24th minute when rookie
 Patrick Mullins smashed one past TFC goalkeeper Julio Cesar from 20 yards out.
 
 New  England  created its  winning moment  eight minutes  from time when TFC's
 Doniel  Henry was  whistled for a handball  in the box, resulting in a penalty
 kick which Lee Nguyen converted to seal the points.
 
 "It's  really difficult  when you  start slow,  and they  capitalized on  that
 scoring  early.  The first half  was very  open, it could  have been 2-2 and I
 thought that the team fought hard and found a way to win as we didn't play our
 best so that is always nice."
 
 Dempsey will make his return to Gillette Stadium to face the club that drafted
 him back in 2004.
 
 The  U.S. international  spent three  seasons with  the Revs,  following up  a
 Rookie  of the  Year campaign in 2004  with MLS Best XI selections in 2005 and
 2006, helping guide the Revs to MLS Cup appearances in his final two years.
 
 "We're  looking forward  to the game," said Revs midfielder Andy Dorman. "It's
 definitely  the  sort of game  you want  to be playing  in. I'm excited to see
 [Clint]  and  play against him,  because I haven't since  the last time he was
 here in training. It'll be good."
 
 05/09 16:11:19 ET

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