Obafemi Martins Nets Fifth Brace Of This Season

Published: October 05, 2014
Obafemi Martins Nets Fifth Brace Of This SeasonOut - of - favour Nigeria international Obafemi Martins continued his scoring streak in the MLS, with his 16th and 17th goals of the season as Seattle Sounders thrashed Colorado Rapids 4 - 1 on Sunday.

The soon - to - be 30 - year - old is now the fourth leading marksman in Major League Soccer, behind Bradley Wright - Philips, Dwyer and Robbie Keane.

Clint Dempsey opened scoring in the 11th minute, followed by goals from Martins (2) and Pappa while Deshorn Brown scored what turned out to be a consolation for the home side in the 43rd minute.

Obafemi Martins has netted five braces this season, which came in games against Chicago Fire, Portland Timbers, Chivas USA and Colarado Rapids.

The former Inter Milan, Newcastle United and Levante star has netted 19 goals in all competitions this season.

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