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Video: Seattle Sounders 2 – Columbus Crew 1 (U.S. Open Cup Final Highlights)

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Video: Seattle Sounders 2 – Columbus Crew 1 (U.S. Open Cup Final Highlights)

Gambia international midfielder Sanna Nyassi scored two goals on Tuesday night to power the Seattle Sounders to their second consecutive U.S. Open Cup title.

With an Open Cup record 31,311 fans in attendance at Qwest Field, Seattle became the first MLS team and the first team since the New York Pancyprian-Freedoms to win back to back cup titles since 1983.

Scoring Summary:
CLB — Kevin Burns (Steven Lenhart) 24th minute
SEA — Sanna Nyassi 38
SEA — Sanna Nyassi (Steve Zakuani) 66

Columbus Crew: 30-Andy Gruenebaum; 2-Frankie Hejduk, 14-Chad Marshall, 6-Andy Iro, 29-Shaun Francis, 12-Eddie Gaven (18-Robbie Rogers, 81), 16-Brian Carroll, 17-Emmanuel Ekpo, 15-Kevin Burns (20-Emilio Renteria, 78); 32-Steven Lenhart (10-Andres Mendoza, 78), 7-Guillermo Barros Schelotto.
Subs not used: 1-William Hesmer, 4-Gino Padula, 22-Adam Moffat, 23-Eric Brunner
Head Coach: Robert Warzycha

Seattle Sounders: 18-Kasey Keller (capt.), 7-James Riley, 4-Patrick Ianni, 31-Jeff Parke, 5-Tyson Wahl; 23-Sanna Nyassi (15-Alvaro Fernandez, 79), 6-Osvaldo Alonso, 12-Nathan Sturgis, 11-Steve Zakuani (24-Roger Levesque, 89); 17-Fredy Montero (21-Nate Jaqua, 89), 9-Blaise Nkufo.
Subs not used: 14-Tyrone Marshall, 20-Zach Scott, 22-Mike Seamon, 28-Terry Boss
Head Coach: Sigi Schmid

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