SEATTLE (AP) – Dan Kennedy made two saves on his own and got some help from the goal post on a penalty kick Saturday as Chivas USA and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless tie.
Kennedy recorded his eighth shutout of the year. Seattle's Kasey Keller made three saves in his seventh shutout.
Chivas (7-8-9, 30 points), playing the third game of a five-game road trip, has taken points in six of its last seven games.
Seattle (11-5-9, 42 points), back on the field for the first time since last Saturday's late-game 2-1 comeback win at Kansas City, has points in 11 of its past 12 games.
The Sounders missed a chance to get on the board in the 19th minute when Alvaro Fernandez drove a penalty kick off the left post. A hand ball in the box on Chivas defender Michael Umana set up the attempt.
Pat Noonan sent a shot from the top right corner of the 6-yard box toward the far post at the outset of the 50th minute. Kennedy was off his line, but was able to turn around and backtrack in time to go down and slap the ball away with an outstretched left hand.
Then in the 77th minute, Fernandez had a point-blank shot 2 yards in front of the left post, but Kennedy blocked it with his right leg.