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D.C. United secures 2-0 shutout victory over Seattle Sounders

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

D.C. United's Frederic Brillant, shown in a 2019 match against Montreal, scored to help United defeat the Seattle Sounders on Sept. 23, 2019. (Graham Hughes / Associated Press)
D.C. United's Frederic Brillant, shown in a 2019 match against Montreal, scored to help United defeat the Seattle Sounders on Sept. 23, 2019. (Graham Hughes / Associated Press)
Associated Press

WASHINGTON – Frederic Brillant scored as D.C. United blanked the Seattle Sounders 2-0 Sunday night.

Lucas Rodriguez got the scoring started for D.C. United (13-10-9) in the 14th minute on a shot 13 yards away from the center of the box. Brillant put D.C. United ahead 2-0 in the 54th minute with a shot 12 yards away from the center of the box, assisted by Wayne Rooney.

The Sounders (14-10-8) outshot D.C. United 17 to 12. Both teams had four shots on goal.

D.C. United drew four corner kicks, committed eight fouls and did not receive a card. Seattle drew five corner kicks, committed 10 fouls and was given one yellow card.

Both teams next play on the road Sunday: D.C. United visits New York and the Sounders visit San Jose.

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