Seattle Sounders: Freddy Montero Scores Absolute Stunner Against LA Galaxy

The Seattle Sounders had plenty of chances in the first half to bury the Los Angeles Galaxy yesterday, but they squandered many of them.

Eddie Johnson finished off an excellent move and ball from Mauro Rosales in the 40th minute to score his second goal in as many games to fire his ahead. However, the real clincher came in the second half. 

Fredy Montero lined up an ambitious shot from 35-yards out and sent a dipping blast into the upper-90 to beat Galaxy goalkeeper Bill Gaudette, who was filling in for Los Angeles' usual starting keeper Josh Saunders (Saunders recently entered Major League Soccer's substance abuse treatment program).

The goal was Montero's first of the season, and probably his most ambitious and impressive goal in his short but already impressive career. 

"When you have the opportunity to shoot from that distance you just try," he said after the game, per ESPN. "Thank God that ball went into the net....

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