Lewis helps Rapids beat Sounders to keep home streak alive

  • Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan, left, fights for control of the ball with Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis in the second half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo.

    Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan, left, fights for control of the ball with Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis in the second half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo. Associated Press

  • Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis, center, pursues the ball with Seattle Sounders defenders Yeimar Gómez, left, and Xavier Arreaga in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo.

    Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis, center, pursues the ball with Seattle Sounders defenders Yeimar Gómez, left, and Xavier Arreaga in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo. Associated Press

  • Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis, left, and Seattle Sounders defender Jackson Ragen battle for control of the ball in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo.

    Colorado Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis, left, and Seattle Sounders defender Jackson Ragen battle for control of the ball in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo. Associated Press

  • Colorado Rapids forward Michael Barrios, right, passes the ball between the legs of Seattle Sounders defender Xavier Arreaga in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo.

    Colorado Rapids forward Michael Barrios, right, passes the ball between the legs of Seattle Sounders defender Xavier Arreaga in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 22 2022, in Commerce City, Colo. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 5/22/2022 9:53 PM

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Jonathan Lewis scored a goal five minutes into the second half and the Colorado Rapids upped their home unbeaten streak to 24 with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.

With the win, the Rapids (5-5-3) matched the current run of Nashville SC for the third longest streak in MLS history. The Houston Dynamo hold the record with 30. Real Salt Lake is second at 29.

 

It was the 50th MLS win for Rapids head coach Robin Fraser.

The Sounders (4-6-1) had won two straight coming in but have now lost five on the road this season.

The Rapids outshot the Sounders 10-5 with a 3-1 advantage in shots on goal.

William Yarbrough saved the only shot he faced for the Rapids. Stefan Frei saved two of the three shots he faced for the Sounders.

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