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Sanna's Sounders moves closer on top

Aug 30, 2010, 4:15 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi

Sanna Nyassi's Seattle Sounders FC beat Chicago Fire 2-1 to climb up on 6th position and 32 points in the MLS.

The United States Western Conference side is so far behind teams like Salt Lake, New York Red Bulls, Columbus, FC Dallas and leaders Los Angeles, after 22 weeks of play.

Seattle plays Chivas USA at home on Wednesday in an U.S. Open Cup semi-final match. The Sounders' next MLS game is next Saturday at New England.

Sainey Nyassi and Abdoulie Mansally's New England Revolution lost 2-0 to visitors Philadelphia Union, whileAmadou Sanyang's Toronto shared points with Salt Late following a goaless draw.

Omar Jasseh and San Jose Earthquakes fall to the New York 2-0 at Red Bull Arena in one of the toughest matches in last week's MLS matches.

Richards and Thierry Henry wrote their names on the scores sheets in the 45th and 63rd minutes to boost up the New York Red Bulls successful weekend outing.

In Sweden, Pa Dembo Touray and Kebba Ceesay's Djurgardensis now 6th on the Swedish Allsvenskan table after picking vital three away points in Friday's 1-0 win over GAIS .  In the Superettan Lower League, Aziz Corr Nyang and Alieu Jagne?s GIF Sundsvall lost 2-1 to Landskrona on Saturday. Alieu scored the consolation for GIF to still remain second on the table with 43 points.

Abdourahman Dampha's Neuchatel Xamax struggled to another defeat in the hands of Basle who thrashed them 4-1 on Saturday to add on the teams' woes. The team failed to impress since their famous win and draw which landed them on 4 points and second from bottom in 7 fixtures in the Swiss Axpo Super League.

Fellow Gambian compatriot Pa Modou Jagne's St Gallen, who also laid a similar performance are at the bottom of the table with 4 points. They lost 3-1 to FC Zurich on Saturday.

Mustapha  Jarju  scored in Mons 2-1 win over Standaard Wetteren in the Belgian Second Division on Saturday. They are now leading the table on 9 points in three fixtures.