Tuesday, September 26, 2017

LA Galaxy Down Visiting Seattle Sounders in Regular Season Closer

October 28, 2012 by  
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(Carson, CA) – With both teams having already qualified for the 2012 MLS playoffs there was little to play for safe bragging rights in a hotly contested regular season closer that saw the Galaxy edging Seattle 1-0 thanks to a goal from Mike Magee. The match was deadlocked at 0-0 for more than 70 minutes. […]

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, […]

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’ […]

Seattle Sounders FC 2 vs. LA Galaxy 0

May 3, 2012 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – A brilliant goal from Fredy Montero helped the Sounders do what they had so long been waiting for. Defeat the LA Galaxy in MLS play. In front of 39,002 home fans, Seattle was able to do just that in a thrilling 2-0 shut out. The Galaxy inexplicably arrived in Seattle […]

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 Houston Dynamo in a 2-0 Shut Out

March 23, 2012 by  
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      BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – A couple of early rapid fire goals lifted the Sounders to a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo, and a strong defensive performance by the home side earned goalkeeper Michael Gspurning his first MLS shut out. Coach Sigi Schmid was forced to make few changes to the […]

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 Move Within Four Points of LA Galaxy With Win Over DC United

September 18, 2011 by  
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BY: Karen Watson SEATTLE – Coming off their mid-week CONCACAF Champions League victory in Costa Rica, the Sounders continued their momentum with a 3-0 win over DC United in front of 36,242 fans, adding enough to this year’s attendance total to break the MLS single season record. Seattle forward Mike Fucito got his second goal […]

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