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Fredy Montero was rested and ready when the Seattle Sounders needed him. After sitting out the first half, Montero scored twice in a three-minute span to lead the Sounders to their fifth consecutive victory, 2-0 over FC Dallas on Wednesday night. ''That was a planned substitution,'' Seattle coach Sigi Schmid said. ''When Fredy wasn't scoring goals, he was getting chances. If he wasn't, then we would have been concerned. All goal scorers are streaky. Now in the last three games he has three goals and one assist.'' Seattle improved to 6-1-1. Dallas is 0-3-2 in its last five games and 3-5-3 overall. After Dallas controlled the ball for most of the first 68 minutes, Seattle's Cordell Cato won a battle in the home team's end and sent the ball toward the right corner of the goal. Montero maneuvered around defenders Matt Hedges and Hernan Pertuz and shot just inside the right post to beat goalkeeper Kevin Hartman on his short side from 1...
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