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C.J. Sapong scores his 5th goal in 6 games; Philadelphia beats Seattle 1-0

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CHESTER, Pennsylvania — scored his fifth goal in six games and the Philadelphia Union beat the Seattle Sounders 1-0 on Wednesday night.

Philadelphia (5-10-3) snapped a two-game losing streak and Seattle (9-6-2) lost its second straight.

Sapong headed in ' perfectly chipped cross in the 69th minute.

Philadelphia had a goal waved off in the 27th minute after fouled goalkeeper on a long throw in. In the 30th, Wenger was fouled in the penalty area on a high kick. 's penalty kick was blocked and gathered by Frei.

Seattle struggled in the attacking half, playing without injured and suspended . 's shot from distance in the 83rd minute was Seattle's first attempt on target. The Sounders did not have a corner kick until the 87th.

The Sounders will face rival Portland on Sunday for their third game in eight days.

PHOTO: Seattle Sounders  FC's Cristian Roldan, frontleft, battles for the ball against Philadelphia Union's C.J. Sapong, rear, and Fabinho during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Seattle Sounders FC's Cristian Roldan, frontleft, battles for the ball against Philadelphia Union's C.J. Sapong, rear, and Fabinho during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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PHOTO: Seattle Sounders  FC's Cristian Roldan, frontleft, battles for the ball against Philadelphia Union's C.J. Sapong, rear, and Fabinho during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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