Dempsey scores 2 goals, Sounders beat Rapids 4-1
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Clint Dempsey scored twice in a five-minute span early in the second half and set up Lamar Neagle's first-half goal to help the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 4-1 on Saturday.
Dempsey leads MLS with eight goals.
He has at least a goal or an assist in each of Seattle's last six games.
It is the second time in his career that Dempsey has had a six-game scoring streak in MLS, having done it previously in 2005 while with the New England Revolution.
Then early in the 52nd minute, Chad Marshall headed Gonzalo Pineda's corner kick toward Dempsey, and Dempsey headed it in just over Irwin's reach.