Seattle Sounders draw 3-all with DC United

Seattle Sounders 3 – DC United 3 (MLS, June 17, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Chris Pontius gave United a 1-nil lead in the 34th minute before Osvaldo Alonso equalised four minutes later with a wonderful 30-yard howitzer. Nate Jaqua deflected a shot off United defender Marc Burch in the 45th minute to give Seattle a 2-1 lead at the break. Seattle extended its lead in the 57th when Fredy Montero found the net with a superb solo effort. Christian Gomez narrowed the deficit for United in 63rd minute, before Tyrone Marshall’s attempted header in the 87th went past Seattle keeper Kasey Keller to concede the draw.