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MLS-leading Sounders stay unbeaten, tie Austin FC 0-0

Stefan Cleveland had three saves for a clean sheet
Credit: AP
Seattle Sounders defender Xavier Arreaga, right, draws a yellow card for this play in which he pushes against the upper torso of Austin FC attacker Cecilio Dominguez in the first two minutes of play of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Lumen Field in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

SEATTLE (AP) — Stefan Cleveland had three saves and the Seattle Sounders tied Austin FC 0-0 on Sunday night to remain unbeaten. Cleveland has two shutouts in three starts this season while filling in for injured Stefan Frei, who is out indefinitely after suffering a sprained left knee and then developing a blood clot as a complication related to the injury. 

MLS-leading Seattle (5-0-3) appeared to take the lead in the 75th minute. Fredy Montero punched home a cross by João Paulo, but Raúl Ruidíaz was ruled offside after VAR review. Austin (2-4-1) is winless in its last four but snapped a three-game losing streak.