Oct 16, 2009, 3:37 AM
Gambian international Sanna Nyassi nailed his strike for his first MLS career goal in Seattle Sounders 3-2 win over Amadou Sanyang's Toronto FC on Saturday.
Seattle who responded earlier with two goals in the first half to strikes by Steve Zakuani and Blaise Nkufo sealed their place in the playoffs.
The Sounder will attempt to secure their second consecutive U.S. Open Cup trophy when they host the Columbus Crew in the final on Tuesday.
Toronto FC's - whose post-season aspirations is on life support - next MLS encounter is on Saturday, October 9 at the
Also in the Major League soccer league matches, Borchers scored his second goal in as many games, and Alvaro Saborio netted the game-winner, with just minutes left in the match, to give Real Salt Lake the road win over the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium, by a score of 2-1.
Saborio's goal came just two minutes after Ken Abdoulie Mansally drew the Revolution level, limiting off a furious final 15 minutes after a slow first 75.
The first dangerous opportunity of the match didn’t come until 27th minute when
However, in the 82nd minute,
The Revs kept battling, and they nearly pulled level again in the 87th minute. A great pass found Nyassi streaking down the right side. Nyassi only had Rimando to beat, but Rimando made the sliding save, and touched the ball out for the corner to earn RSL the full three points.
New England will see their next action a week from Sunday, when they travel to