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Sounders held to 0-0 draw in Western Conference semi-final first leg

November 3, 2012 by  
Filed under MLS, US Soccer

BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Baseball playoffs are famous for pitching duels but Friday’s MLS Western Conference semi-final matchup between the Sounders and Real Salt Lake will go down as one of the best goalkeeper battles in history. RSL veteran keeper Nick Rimando once again held the Rave Green to a 0-0 draw thanks to […]

Sounders secure top Cascadia Cup spot with win 3-0 win over Portland

October 8, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Sounders coach Sigi Schmid described his team’s 3-0 defeat of close rivals, Portland Timbers, as “this is what heaven must be like.” It was an accurate description of the evening, with Seattle dominating the match and remaining on top in the Cascadia Cup tournament standings all in front of a […]

Sounders extend unbeaten streak, defeating LA Galaxy 4-0

August 5, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Soaring temperatures near ninety degrees at game time, an anomaly for the Emerald City, did nothing to slow the pace of the Sounders as they handily defeated their bitter rivals the LA Galaxy, 4-0. The home crowd of 60,908, second largest attendance for a MLS match at Century Link Field, […]

Sounders held to 1-1 home draw against Sporting KC

June 20, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Winless in MLS play since May 9, the Sounders were forced to settle for a hard fought 1-1 draw with visiting Sporting Kansas City and remain stuck in mid table in the Western Conference standings. After losing 4-1 last Saturday away to Montreal, coach Sigi Schmid made a few changes […]

Sounders Unbeaten Streak Ends with 1-0 Loss to Salt Lake

May 13, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Real Salt Lake put an end to the Sounders five game unbeaten streak with a lone second half goal and a lock solid defensive display, holding the home side to 1-0 shut out defeat. RSL came into Saturday’s match unbeaten in four games and with a history of raining on […]

Rosales Goal Lifts Sounders Over Philadelphia 1-0

May 5, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Captain, leader, hero. Big roles to fill but ones that Mauro Rosales proved again more than capable of, his lone goal giving Seattle the win against the visiting Philadelphia Union 1-0. After assisting on every other Seattle scoring opportunity during the match, Rosales’ effort paid off big in the 63’ […]

Sounders Lose1-0 to San Jose Earthquakes

March 31, 2012 by  
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      BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Sounders coach Sigi Schmid’s post match comment said it all. “It just wouldn’t fall for us today.” A first half penalty kick was all the visiting San Jose Earthquakes needed to serve Seattle with a 1-0 shut out and their first MLS loss of the season. San […]

Sounders Defeat Santos Laguna in First Leg of CONCACAF Quarterfinal

March 7, 2012 by  
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     BY: Karen Watson   SEATTLE – In their first trip to the CONCACAF quarterfinals, Seattle gained the initial edge with a 2-1 victory over visiting Mexican side Santos Lagunas. Forward David Estrada opened up the scoring in the 12’, with a beautiful header off a long ball hit by Fredy Montero from midfield. Team […]

Seattle Out of the Play Offs on Aggregate Loss

November 3, 2011 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Despite an impressive second half rally and 2-0 win over Real Salt Lake, the Sounders’ play off ride has come to end. After losing on Saturday 3-0 away to RSL they needed a 4-0 victory to win the series on aggregate and advance to the Western Conference Final. This was […]

Sounders shut out by Philadelphia Union 2-0

October 9, 2011 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE –  The Sounders gave a sluggish performance against the Philadelphia Union in front of a 48th consecutive sell out home crowd, eventually losing 2-0 in their first shut out since August 13. Seattle needed a win to stay alive in the Supporter’s Shield race but with only a few weeks left […]

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