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Check out the highlights of Sounders FC’s 4-2 home win Saturday against FC Dallas above, and I’ve collected some postgame notes below:
— FC Dallas lost for the first time since March 10, ending a nine-game unbeaten streak.
— Sounders FC has won three straight, four of five and is on a six-game unbeaten streak (3-0-3), which is tied for third best in team history.
— Sounders FC is on a 4-0-3 run in all competitions.
— Sounders FC improved to 5-1-4 head-to-head against Dallas (3-1-1 at home), with wins in four of the last five games.
— Sounders FC had a shutout streak end at 272 minutes in the second half. It was the fifth-longest in MLS this season, just behind Seattle’s 285-minute streak earlier this year.
— Sounders FC hasn’t been shut out in five games.
— The Sounders are 29-0-8 when scoring the game’s first goal (4-0-2 this year), the longest active unbeaten run in MLS dating to the end of 2010. The league record is 58 games set by New York.
— Eddie Johnson is up to 59 goals in his MLS career, 24th in league history (Mark Chung and Clint Mathis are tied for 22nd at 61 goals).
— Obafemi Martins has three goals in his last three games. Those have come in 205 minutes, giving him an MLS-best 1.32 goals-per-90 average (among those with multiple goals).
— Lamar Neagle is up to three goals in MLS, four in all competitions.
— 11 shots on goal set a new Sounders FC team record. Four goals in back-to-back is, too.
— Eight goals in back-to-back games matched a Sounders FC team record.
— Sounders FC had an 8-0 scoring streak against MLS teams at one point (one in Philadelphia, one in Kansas City, four vs. San Jose, and the first two vs. Dallas).
— Seattle’s two first-half goals were the earliest allowed this season by Dallas.
— This was the first time this season Dallas trailed at halftime.