Evans, Johnson lead Sounders over Rapids 2-00
Brad Evans fired in a powerful shot in the 28th minute and Eddie Johnson added another in stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids and advance in the Major League Soccer playoffs Wednesday.
The No. 4 seeded Sounders limped into the postseason on a seven-game winless streak, but advanced to face the No. 1 Portland Timbers in the two-legged Western Conference semifinals. The first game will be Saturday in Seattle.