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Dempsey christens 5th Desert Diamond Cup

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Night Number One of the 2015 Desert Diamond Cup is in the books.

United States Men's National Team captain Clint Dempsey stole the show on opening night scoring two first half goals in Seattle Sounders FC's 6-0 win over host FC Tucson.

Lamar Neagle and Kevin Parsemain each added a pair of goals for Seattle.

Dempsey's second goal came on a beautiful crossing pass from Tyrone Mears.

In earlier action, the Colorado Rapids scored two first half goal only to see Sporting Kansas City equalize the match with a pair of goals after the break.

Real Salt Lake beat the New England Revolution 1-0 on a penalty kick goal by Devon Sandoval in the 6th minute.

Action resumes Saturday with three more matches.

Round 2: Saturday, February 21, 2015

· Game #4, 5:30 p.m.: Colorado Rapids vs. New England Revolution, Kino North Stadium

· Game #5, 6:00 p.m.: Real Salt Lake vs. FC Tucson, Kino North Grand Stand

· Game #6, 8:00 p.m.: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City, Kino North Stadium

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