NEW YORK (AP) —
Seattle (4-2-1) won its third straight game—and fourth in its last five—while NYCFC (0-5-2) had its winless streak reach seven matches.
Martins ran down a through ball and slotted a breakaway goal in the 23rd minute. He won another 1-on-1 battle with goalkeeper
Seattle led 1-0 at halftime. NYCFC has scored just one first-half goal this season.
Dempsey gave Seattle a 2-1 lead 4 minutes later.