07/14 17:32 CDT Ruidaz, Shipp help Sounders beat Atlanta United 2-1
Ruidaz, Shipp help Sounders beat Atlanta United 2-1
SEATTLE (AP) --- Ral Ruidaz and Harry Shipp scored to help the Seattle
Sounders beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Sunday.
Shipp bounced a header into the net to break a 1-1 tie in the 71st minute.
Jordan Morris stole a pass from Leandro Gonzlez Pirez in the attacking half
and tapped it to Nicols Lodeiro, whose though pass led Morris toward the end
line. Morris chipped a first-timer to Shipp for the finish from the corner of
the 6-yard box.
Ruidaz chest-trapped a pass from Cristian Roldan, beat one defender and lobbed
it over another before finishing with a volley from the center of the area to
make open the scoring in the 58th minute.
Josef Martnez headed home a corner kick from Gonzalo Martnez to tie it in the
65th. Josef Martnez has eight goals in his last five starts and 13 overall.
Atlanta (9-8-3) is winless in its last three games.
Seattle (10-5-5) is unbeaten at home this season and has won three of its last