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Major Link Soccer: What Toronto has to do to win CONCACAF Champions League

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Former Seahawk talks about second career, Luis Gil is back in MLS, and Morocco 2026 bid under scrutiny.

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The Sounders picked up their first win of the season on Sunday. One of the photographers on the sideline was former Seattle Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones. He has taken up photography as a - he's pretty serious about it, and has shot a few Sounders matches over the last year.

Major Link Soccer: TFC continues to lose

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Also: water taxis on Lake Washington; standings in MLS, NWSL, USL

Seattle

Seattle and Toronto won the past two MLS Cups -- why are they at the bottom of the league?
The Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC have won the past two MLS Cups, but are at the bottom of the table. Should they be worried?

Sunday MLS Scoreboard: Sounders host Loons, NYCFC faces road test at Timbers

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A busy weekend of MLS action concludes on Sunday with a pair of intriguing fixtures on Sunday out west.

The early showdown comes from Seattle as the host Sounders welcome Minnesota United to town. Brian Schmetzer's team are seeking their first win of the season, following a 2-2 draw at Kansas City a week ago.

Portland Timbers vs. New York City FC: How to Watch, Match Chat [3:00]

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The Portland Timbers have finally returned to the Rose City and notched their first win of the season, but now they will have to face off against the current top team in Major League Soccer, New York City FC.

While thanks to their early road struggles the Timbers are still in the basement of the Western Conference, above only the Seattle Sounders, NYCFC are unbeaten in seven.

MLS Week 8: Open thread

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Check out our Three Big Storylines, National TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View

Three Big Storylines:
  1. Major League Soccer will get a new look this weekend as 23 teams, including the Seattle Sounders, will be wearing the Parley Ocean Plastic jerseys as part of their Earth Day 2018 celebrations.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 7

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It was a busy weekend in MLS that included some big goals, some impressive efforts and even more Zlatan.

First half finished led Orlando City to a comfortable win over the Philadelphia Union. (READ)

LAFC's stars stepped up to lead the way to a win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. (READ)

The Portland Timbers took down Minnesota United while the LA Galaxy toppled the Chicago Fire to headline Saturday's action.

Sporting KC fights back for draw against Sounders

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Sunday's showdown between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting KC saw two teams on different ends of the spectrum in Major League Soccer's Western Conference. Seattle have underachieved in the opening month struggling for consistency, while Sporting were unbeaten looking to stay atop the West.

Sporting KC started and finished the action at Children Mercy's Park pegging the Sounders back for a 2-2 draw.

Major Link Soccer: Javier Morales hangs up the boots

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The RSL legend is retiring. Bill Hamid starts his first match in Denmark. The Union need help coming up with a mascot.

Seattle

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It's a great week in Seattle soccer podcasts, because not only are you enjoying a new Ride of the Valkyries podcast, you're also getting episode 8 of Steve Zakuani's new venture, Winging it with Zakuani by Seattle Sounders FC on Apple Podcasts, featuring Jess Fishlock and Beverly Yanez.

The MLS report: Week Zlatan

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MLS had quite the weekend. We'll recap the week that was with a look to the Pacific Northwest, a brief snapshot of the Union's next opponent, and touch on a certain someone's debut.

Sounders looking for DP forward this summer

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Let's just say last week was not the prettiest for the Seattle Sounders, but it appears the club is set to make a big move in the coming months.

The defending Western Conference champs first were eliminated from the CONCACAF Champions League following a 3-0 second leg loss at Chivas, then fell 3-0 to FC Dallas on Sunday in MLS action.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/21/18

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Another call-up for the Union, MLS players' survey, and an extension for USMNT Head Coach Dave Sarachan

Philadelphia Union News

Medunjanin called up to Bosnian national team
The midfielder will join his national side for two friendlies.

Matt Real and Mark McKenzie report to U-20 National Team Camp in Spain
Philadelphia Union Homegrown products Matt Real and Mark McKenzie have been paired together since the beginning.

The MLS report: Matchday 3

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It was a colorful weekend in MLS with a shade of sky blue and some reds sprinkled in. PSP's MLS recap is here.

What will we learn in MLS week 3?

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 16, 2018) US Soccer Players - MLS might be a league of parity, but three weeks into the season not all games are even. A few might have more to teach us than others. Injuries, midweek games for Concacaf Champions League participants, and unusual conditions will play a role in the results and how we parse them.

ATF: New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC Advance To CCL Semi’s

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Also: Chivas downs Seattle, CJ Sapong gets new contract, Keaton Parks impresses, England might not have journo's at the World Cup and more!

Portland

Who should be the Portland Timbers' starting forward: Fanendo Adi or Samuel Armenteros? | OregonLive.com
Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi has developed into one of the most dangerous strikers in Major League Soccer since joining the league in 2014.

Two out of three for MLS in the Champions League

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The soccer news starts with the Seattle Sounders crashing out of the 2018 Concacaf Champions League at the semifinal stage. Carrying a 1-0 advantage into the away leg against Chivas, Seattle lost 3-0 on the night with Chivas advancing 3-1 on aggregate.

Derailing an MLS season

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 14, 2018) US Soccer Players - Traditionally speaking, it doesn't take much to derail an MLS season. A decided lack of depth beyond the first 11-14 players on the roster meant that losing even one or two starters for protracted periods of time could lead to a string of bad results.

CCL Preview: Sounders enter second leg against Chivas with confidence despite slender lead

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The Seattle Sounders did enough in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal matchup with Chivas de Guadalajara to feel a little comfortable heading into Wednesday's second leg.

Brian Schmetzer's team hold a slim 1-0 advantage going into the Estadio Akron. The Sounders achieved a key goal of not conceding an away goal to the Mexican side at CenturyLink Field, but they know Chivas is going to have the same goal in mind as it looks to finish off the tie at home.

CCL Preview: Sounders enter second leg against Chivas with confidence despite slender lead

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The Seattle Sounders did enough in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal matchup with Chivas de Guadalajara to feel a little comfortable heading into Wednesday's second leg.

Brian Schmetzer's team hold a slim 1-0 advantage going into the Estadio Akron. The Sounders achieved a key goal of not conceding an away goal to the Mexican side at CenturyLink Field, but they know Chivas is going to have the same goal in mind as it looks to finish off the tie at home.

Minnesota United

Seattle Sounders vs. Minnesota United: Community player ratings form

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Goals from holding midfielders prove to be the difference.

On the heels of their first point of the season, your Seattle Sounders notched their first win. The 3-1 victory featured the Roldan brothers in attacking midfield roles and the return of Osvaldo Alonso to the starting XI.

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Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [7:30]

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The Portland Timbers have finally returned home and will open up Providence Park today with a match against Minnesota United.

After five games on the road to open the season, the Timbers are still without their first win of 2018, putting significant pressure on the team to take all three points in their first home match of the season.

FC Dallas

Match preview: FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union

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As the Union head to Texas to face FC Dallas, Nick Fishman takes a look at what to expect Saturday evening in Frisco. Is this the week Philly rights the ship?

Paxton Pomykal undergoes successful knee surgery

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FC Dallas midfielder Paxton Pomykal will miss some time after a knee operation.

Pomykal underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to remove damaged tissue in the meniscus of his right knee.

He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as he recovers.

The 18-year-old FC Dallas Academy graduate has appeared in one match this season as a substitute.

News roundup: Herbers interview, Martino on U.S. Soccer run, USWNT drama

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Plus Union Academy action, MLS signing & trades, #SaveTheCrew prediction, more.

FC Dallas cruises past 10-man Sounders following Dempsey dismissal

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Fresh off their CONCACAF Champions League loss to Chivas de Guadalajara, the Seattle Sounders laid an egg against FC Dallas.

An early Clint Dempsey red card and a ruthless FC Dallas performance were more than enough in a 3-0 win over the reigning Western Conference champions. The win is is FC Dallas' first of the young season while the Sounders slump to 0-2 in MLS play.

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SKC, Seattle both left disappointed with Sunday's result

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Draws are fickle things in soccer. Sometimes a team is happy to scrap out a point against a superior opponent on the road. In other instances, a team will feel they played well enough to earn a point and will leave the pitch disappointed.

Neither Sporting Kansas City nor the Seattle Sounders were exactly pleased with how Sunday's 2-2 draw against each other turned out.

Sounders at Sporting KC, recap: First point earned in 2018

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Will Bruin and Cristian Roldan score in 2-2 draw.

Seattle Sounders waited until matchday four to score and to earn a point. They did it on the road against the best team in the Western Conference while a DP and two TAM players were unavailable. Brian Schmetzer had to count on youngsters Alex Roldan and Handwalla Bwana for vital minutes, but it was the core of the remaining team that earned the two goals and held on for the 2-2 lead.

Only 21 players available for selection

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Between injury, official suspension, and unofficial suspension, the roster remains depleted.

Brian Schmetzer should have a couple of his most important players back when the Seattle Sounders face the Montreal Impact on Saturday night (7 PM, JOEtv). Nicolas Lodeiro is fully healthy. Will Bruin is only listed as questionable, as is Henry Wingo.

Diego Capel draws positive reviews, but is currently injured

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Chris Henderson also suggests team is hoping to have a Designated Player signed over the summer.

TUKWILA, Wash. — After his identity was discovered rather quickly, the Seattle Sounders have now openly acknowledged that former Spain international player Diego Capel has been training with the team since last week.

Sounders at FC Dallas: Living gamethread

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JOEtv/Univision-Seattle at 2 p.m.; watch with us.

FC Dallas hosts an exhausted and damaged Seattle Sounders squad at Toyota Stadium on what should be a cool, cloudy evening in Frisco, Texas. Both teams are no longer in the CCL. Dallas fell to Tauro FC of Panama in the Round of 16. Seattle's trip to Chivas Guadalajara meant losing a starting quality forward in each round of the continental championship.

Generation adidas Cup

Seattle Sounders win 2018 Generation adidas Premier Division

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With their 2-1 defeat of the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, the Seattle Sounders youth academy took home the 2018 Generation adidas Cup Premier Division for the first time.

The Red Bulls went in front early with an eighth minute penalty kick buried by Scott Taylor, but that would be all the scoring they would find, even after Seattle went down a man in the 29th minute.

Major Link Zoccer: Major League Zlatan

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Zlatan proved his flair for the dramatic can travel across continents, delivering on an extraordinary brace in the first El Trafico.

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The Sounders U-17 Academy Team took down the Red Bulls over the weekend to win the Generation Adidas Cup.

GOAL!

IGNACIO PIATTI

Seattle Sounders vs. Montreal Impact: Highlights, stats and quotes

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MATCH SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC 0 - Montreal Impact 1

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Venue: Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field

Referee: Ismail Elfath

Assistants: Kathryn Nesbitt, Jeremy Hanson

Fourth Official: David Gantar

VAR: Edvin Jurisevic

Attendance: 39,469

Weather: 51 degrees and clear

SCORING SUMMARY

MTL - Jeisson Vargas (Ignacio Piatti) 60'

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

SEA - Kelvin Leerdam (ejection) 40'

MTL - Daniel Lovitz (caution) 41'

MTL - Ken Krolicki (caution) 48'

SEA - Román Torres (caution) 71'

MTL - Samuel Piette (caution) 83'

LINEUPS & STATS

Seattle Sounders FC - Stefan Frei; Kelvin Leerdam, Román Torres, Chad Marshall, Waylon Francis (Nouhou 84'); Gustav Svensson, Cristian Roldan, Magnus Wolff Eikrem (Jordan McCrary HT'), Handwalla Bwana (Alex Roldan 74'), Nico Lodeiro - captain; Will Bruin

Substitutes not used: Bryan Meredith, Harry Shipp, Jordy Delem, Lamar Neagle

Total shots: 12 (Lodeiro, 4)

Shots on goal: 4 (Four players, 1)

Fouls: 12 (Four players, 2)

Offside: 4 (Bruin, 2)

Corner-kicks: 6 (Lodeiro/Wolf Eikrem, 3)

Saves: 3 (Frei, 3)

FC Dallas - Evan Bush; Chris Duvall, Victor Cabrera, Rod Fanni, Jukka Raitala, Daniel Lovitz; Samuel Piette, Ken Krolicki (Alejandro Silva 81'), Saphir Taider; Ignacio Piatti - captain, Jeisson Vargas (Anthony Jackson-Hamel 72')

Substitutes not used: Clement Diop, Rudy Camacho, Dominic Oduro, Raheem Edwards, Louis Beland-Goyette

Total shots: 8 (Vargas, 5)

Shots on goal: 4 (Vargas, 4)

Fouls: 18 (Piette, 7)

Offside: 3 (Three players, 1)

Corner-kicks: 3 (Taider, 2)

Saves: 4 (Bush, 4)

SOUNDERS FC HEAD COACH BRIAN SCHMETZER

On the team's attack before the red card:

"It was not as fluid as I would have liked.

Impact pick up road win over 10-man Sounders

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SEATTLE It was not the prettiest 90 minutes, but the Montreal Impact exploited a red-card advantage and managed to escape the Emerald City on Saturday night with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders in front of 39,469 at CenturyLink Field.

The Impact (2-2-0, 6 points) opened the scoring in the 60th minute, courtesy of a Waylon Francis turnover, a bit of class from captain Ignacio Piatti, and a simple finish from Jeisson Vargas.

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Sounders at FC Dallas: Three Questions

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This is Seattle's first match on their new local TV deals. That means JOEtv, Univision-Seattle and their YouTube TV contract (available in YouTube's Seattle and Spokane markets).

Coming off of a loss to Chivas Guadalajara that ended the Seattle Sounders CONCACAF Champions League run, and their only MLS game — also a loss, Brian Schmetzer's team is battered, weary and on the road.

Injuries derail Sounders' hopes of joining Red Bulls, TFC in CCL semifinals

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The Seattle Sounders appeared to be in a good position to join the New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals, but injuries did them in Wednesday night against Chivas.

Already dealing with the absence of Nicolas Lodeiro, the Sounders couldn't afford any other big knocks.

Chivas cruises at home to knock Sounders out of CCL

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The Seattle Sounders edged Chivas de Guadalajara in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League clash, but the MLS side had few answers in Wednesday's second leg in Mexico.

A trio of second half goals proved more than enough for Chivas, who overcame a 1-0 deficit with a 3-0 home win over the Sounders at the Estadio Akron.

The Rest

Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/17/18

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Curtin stresses unity, Rosenberry reaches a milestone, and more in today's links

Philadelphia Union News

Curtin calls for unity, grit as Philadelphia Union's scoring woes worsen
Fifteen minutes into Friday night's game, Philadelphia Union winger David Accam raced down the field, took on several Orlando City defenders, forced Joe Bendik to make a diving save and waved his arms to fire up the Sons of Ben supporters group in Talen Energy Stadium's River End.

Clint Dempsey handed additional suspension for red card incident

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Clint Dempsey will miss two total matches for a recent red card.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced on Thursday that Dempsey has been suspended an additional match for a red card incident of a March 18 match against FC Dallas. Dempsey already missed the Sounders' last match, a 1-0 loss to the Montreal Impact on March 31, and will now miss this weekend's clash with Sporting KC.

Sounders FC 2 matches will stream on ESPN+

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The switch begins on April 14, 2018.

Starting Saturday, April 14, Seattle Sounders FC 2 matches — in addition to all other USL matches — will air on ESPN+, a new live and on-demand sports streaming service run by ESPN. The platform is accessible through the ESPN app or the ESPN website.

S2 gets fresh start in Tacoma

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The sights of the night as S2 opens its tenure in Tacoma

Over this upcoming season, Sounder at Heart photographer Max Aquino will be writing a series of articles covering a variety of soccer photography topics. Today, he talks a bit about the atmosphere on opening night of Seattle Sounders 2 in Tacoma and introduces a new face to the fold.