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Sounders Vs. Whitecaps Recap: Fredy Montero, Eddie Johnson Score in Seattle Victory

The Seattle Sounders bounced back from a disappointing week to notch a 2-0 victory over their Cascadia rival, the Vancouver Whitecaps, Saturday afternoon. Fredy Montero and Eddie Johnson, the Sounders' formidable goal-scoring tandem, both found the back of the net in the Seattle victory.

Even with chances abound, the two sides played to a 0-0 tie in the first half.

Montero, who was used as a sub for the second straight match, was able to break the scoreless tie in the 64th minute with his eighth goal of the season. Montero also scored as a sub, an equalizing goal in stoppage time, in the Sounders' last match against the San Jose Earthquakes.

Johnson erased all doubt of a Seattle victory when he knocked in his 11th goal of the season off a pass from Brad Evans in the 87th minute.

The win means the Sounders remain undefeated when scoring first this season, improving to 11-0-1. It also means that Seattle is now alone in third place in the MLS Western Conference standings, three points ahead of the Whitecaps.

For more on the Sounders, head over to Sounder At Heart. For the Whitecaps, get to 86 Forever.