U.S. Open Cup

Montero, Levesque goals give Seattle first-ever trophy

September 2, 2009
WASHINGTON -- The Seattle Sounders hope to build on their U.S. Open Cup championship when they return to MLS play.

Freddy Montero and Roger Levesque scored to lead Seattle to a 2-1 victory over D.C. United in the Open Cup final Wednesday night, giving the expansion Sounders their first trophy.

Seattle came in winless in its last three MLS games and is in third place in the Western Conference.

"The team needs to win big games to start believing they can win big games," ...

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