MLS Seattle Sounders Might Face Real Madrid in Semis

 

Seattle Sounders started their 2023 preseason. Even though they had a disappointing end in 2022, they are looking to head off in the right direction this new season. Jordan Morris said they were not playing up to their standards and they had to be better throughout the year. So, they look forward to doing it this season.

Brian Schmetzer, the head coach, said the same about the opening day of the preseason camp. He said that they are a proud team and franchise. Surely, they did not take the playoff miss that well last year. Thus, they are going to come back strong. Continue reading “MLS Seattle Sounders Might Face Real Madrid in Semis”

Seattle Sounders to Host Colorado to Open MLS Regular Season

 

Seattle Sounder FC is going to host the Colorado Rapid on 26th February at Lumen Field to kick off its 34-match MLS schedule for the season of 2023. A minimum of 5 Sounders matches is going to be televised globally on FOX.

Keyln Rowe, the Sounder midfielder said that he thinks that being in Seattle and the rivalry;everyone is looking to Portland in the game. Everyone is looking forward to the Vancouver games. He said that those are the ones that people like saying. Due to the way things turned out to be last year, for the first time in the club’s history, it is incredible that they didn’t make the playoff and are getting to start the season with two games at home. According to him, they are rewriting the season of last year and are starting with 2 games at home in front of their supporters to ensure that they know they are back on the horse and they are ready to go and it is going to be different this season. Continue reading “Seattle Sounders to Host Colorado to Open MLS Regular Season”

                       SOUNDERS END SEASON WITH 2-2 DRAW AGAINST SAN JOSE

The Seattle Sounders drew the San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 on the Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field on Decision Day on Sunday. Nicolás Lodeiro recorded a brace for the Sounders, while Jeremy Ebobisse and Cade Cowell found the back of the net for the Earthquakes. Lodeiro opened the scoring with the fastest goal of Seattle’s season, firing home his sixth of the season just 24 seconds into the match. Ebobisse, however, equalized just three minutes later on a rebound off a save from Stefan Cleveland.


Albert Rusnák nearly gave the Sounders the lead in the 21st minute when his shot ricocheted off the near post. Lodeiro doubled his tally just four minutes into the second half when he unleashed a wicked right-footed volley from the top of the box off a headed clearance from a Sounders corner kick. Lodeiro finished the season with seven goals, the fifth time in his Sounders tenure that the Uruguayan has scored at least seven times in an MLS campaign. Continue reading ”                       SOUNDERS END SEASON WITH 2-2 DRAW AGAINST SAN JOSE”

SOUNDERS WINLESS RUN ENDS AGAINST VANCOUVER

Seattle Sounders were on a two-game winning run before they travelled to Vancouver to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps in a Major League Soccer (MLS) clash played on Saturday night. The winning run came to an end after they were beaten 2-1 by Vancouver Whitecaps.

Manager Brian Schmetzer and Seattle Sounders were on a run of five games without a win before they saw off Houston Dynamo at home to start the abovementioned run of two straight wins. Sounders came from behind to beat Dynamo 2-1 at home with the two goals scored in the second half. Dynamo took the lead in the first half thanks to the strike from American defender Daniel Steres. Steres found the back of the net on 26 minutes for the first goal of the game. It took just fourteen second half minutes for Seattle Sounders to get back on level terms thanks to the strike from Cameroonian left-back NouhouTolo. Tolo then turned provider for Colombian attacker Fredy Montero to score the winning goal with fourteen minutes left on the clock. Montero made his mark on the game as a second half substitute. He found the back of the net twenty minutes after coming on as a substitute for American defensive midfielder Danny Levya. Continue reading “SOUNDERS WINLESS RUN ENDS AGAINST VANCOUVER”

MATCH PREVIEW: ATLANTA UNITED VS TORONTO – PREDICTION, TEAM NEWS AND LINEUPS

The MLS playoff hopes of Atlanta United and Toronto are hanging by a thread as both sides meet on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in a critical match for each team. Atlanta have lost two in a row, currently trailing FC Cincinnati for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference by six points, while the Reds are just a point ahead of the Five Stripes but have played one more game. Internal issues within the Atlanta camp have reared their ugly head once again as the club suspended record goalscorer Josef Martinez for one game because of an alleged locker room altercation with manager Gonzalo Pineda.

As if that was not bad enough, injured defender Miles Robinson was arrested over the weekend and charged with one misdemeanour count, allegedly for refusing to pay for a 5$ shot that he had taken off a drink tray. With so much turmoil, one can only imagine what headspace these players are in, as this group have been littered with injuries and more infighting within the organization. Continue reading “MATCH PREVIEW: ATLANTA UNITED VS TORONTO – PREDICTION, TEAM NEWS AND LINEUPS”

SOUNDERS EYEING RETURN TO WINNING WAYS

Seattle Sounders are eyeing a return to winning ways on the Major League Soccer (MLS) football scene ahead of their game with hosts Portland Timbers at the weekend. Sounders are guests of Timbers on Saturday evening. Seattle Sounders are on a three-match winless run ahead of the away game with Timbers. They have not won a game on the 2022 MLS football scene since the start of this month.

The last MLS win for Seattle Sounders came against FC Dallas onWednesday, August 3. Uruguayan star Nicholas Lodeiro scored the only goal of the game in the first half from the penalty spot. Since the FC Dallas game, Sounders have played Atlanta United, Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles Galaxy (LA Galaxy) without recording a single win. Continue reading “SOUNDERS EYEING RETURN TO WINNING WAYS”