Alonso, Sounders hand Rapids 6th straight loss

Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 66th minute as the Seattle Sounders

beat Colorado 2-1 Saturday night, handing the Rapids their sixth

straight loss.

Eddie Johnson scored in the opening minute and had an assist on

Alonso’s goal to help Seattle (9-5-7) extend its unbeaten streak to

2-0-3.

Drew Moor scored his third goal of the season in the 3rd minute

for Colorado (7-14-1). The Rapids have been outscored 11-3 during

their skid.

On the tiebreaking goal, Alonso broke free of midfielder Wells

Thompson, took Johnson’s cross and buried a shot past Colorado

goalkeeper Matt Pickens.