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Sounders end weekend atop MLS standings/stats

MLS050414With weekend play now concluded, the Sounders head into the week alone atop the MLS Supporters Shield race with 19 points.

They also lead the league with 20 goals.

In individual statistics, Clint Dempsey continues to lead MLS with eight goals, 34 shots and 15 shots on goal. Obafemi Martins is in a three-way tie for the league lead with four assists.

After a day off Sunday, the Sounders return to training Monday for the first of two days of preparation for their 7 p.m. Wednesday home match against FC Dallas. Dallas could have pulled even with the Sounders with a win today, but fell to the New York Red Bulls, 1-0.