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Will Bruin nets go-ahead goal in Seattle Sounders' win over Houston Dynamo


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Published 12:12 a.m. ET June 5, 2017 | Updated 5 hours ago

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SEATTLE (AP) — Will Bruin’s dislocated left elbow was sore, it was taped up tight — and it was being tugged at for much of the game by his former Houston teammates.

But Bruin didn’t need that part of his body to score the only goal of the night. That decisive shot came off his head in the 69th minute, and Stefan Frei had his third shutout in four games in the Seattle Sounders’ 1-0 victory over the Dynamo on Sunday.

The Sounders (5-6-4) rebounded from a 3-0 loss at Columbus on Wednesday for their third victory in four games.

“The first few minutes, I could tell that they were kind of going out of their way to kind of grab it and pull it and stuff,” Bruin said. “It was a tough one. I was trying to grind them down and annoy them all game. I knew I’d get my one chance.”

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