Stephen Ellison

Earthquakes Fall to Seattle on Stoppage-Time Goal

SAN JOSE (AP) Jordan Morris scored in stoppage time and the Seattle Sounders beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Sunday.

Morris slipped behind the defense and chipped a shot past goalkeeper Daniel Vega into the net in the fourth minute of injury time. San Jose's Magnus Eriksson, near midfield, headed a pass backward, but Morris beat defender Florian Jungwirth to the ball and then beat Vega one-on-one.

The Sounders (15-10-8) can clinch the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a win, and a loss or a tie by Minnesota United, in next Sunday's regular-season finale.

The Earthquakes (13-15-5) can clinch a playoff berth with a win over Portland or a tie with Portland and a loss by Dallas to Sporting Kansas City.

Seattle's Stefan Frei had 10 saves for his ninth shutout of the season.

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