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June 8, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Sounders FC 3, Vancouver 2, video highlights and a bunch of postgame notes

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Video highlights are posted above from Sounders FC’s 3-2 comeback win Saturday against the Vancouver Whitecaps in front of 53,679 fans at CenturyLink Field. And here are some postgame notes:

— Saturday marked the largest crowd of the year, fifth-largest in team history for an MLS game.
— Sounders FC has won five or six MLS games and has the league’s best record in its last eight games at 6-1-1.
— Sounders FC has jumped up to fourth place in the West at 6-4-3 and is just 0.07 out of second in points-per-game. The team was tied for last just five games ago.
— Sounders FC improved to 3-1-2 at home this season and 3-0-3 against Vancouver.
— Sounders FC’s 21 points are second-best in team history through 13 games. The team would match its best record through 14 games with a win June 22 at Real Salt Lake.
— Sounders FC improved to 5-0 in front of 50,000+ home crowds, with a 14-3 goal differential.
— Sounders FC is 31-0-8 when scoring the game’s first goal (6-0-2 this season), the longest active unbeaten run in MLS dating to the end of 2010. The league record is 58 games set by New York.
— Sounders FC had lost every other game this season when trailing at halftime (0-4). It’s last comeback win was against Tigres. In MLS, it was Sept. 8 against Chivas USA.
— Sounders FC has scored 11 goals in its last three home games.
— Sounders FC’s updated average attendance this season: 41,502.
— Seattle improved to 63-46-21 in the 130th game, including friendlies, against Vancouver.
— Lamar Neagle is tied for the team lead in goals (4) and assists (3), all in the last five games.
— Servando Carrasco scored the first goal of his three-year MLS career with a 70th-minute PK.
— Andy Rose scored his first goal of the season, the second of his MLS career.
— The Whitecaps are still yet to beat a Cascadia rival since joining MLS (0-7-5).
— The Whitecaps are 1-5-1 on the road this season, 4-27-10 all-time.
— The Whitecaps hadn’t allowed three goals in a game all season.

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