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The Seattle Sounders and New York Red Bulls meet Sunday with the Major League Soccer Supporters’ Shield lead at stake.
The New York Red Bulls not only are the Seattle Sounders’ next opponent, but they also were their first opponent when the club made its Major League Soccer debut on March 19, 2009.
A corner kick launched by Mauro Rosales and finished by Eddie Johnson sparked the Seattle Sounders to their 1-1 draw at Los Angeles last Saturday.
Midfielder Steve Zakuani last played for the Seattle Sounders on April 20, when they finally broke into the win column against Colorado after an 0-3-2 start.
CARSON, CALIF. — Two of the Seattle Sounders’ trips to the MLS playoffs have taken them through Los Angeles, and each of those ended at the hands of the Galaxy.
CARSON, CALIF. – The sellout crowd of 27,000 at the StubHub Center might have been disappointed by the absence of top stars Clint Dempsey of Seattle Sounders FC and Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy.
After a long climb up the Major League Soccer standings, Seattle Sounders FC might have been in danger of a letdown after finally reaching the top.
In terms of star power, the Los Angeles Galaxy usually has lived up to its name.
Now 355 minutes into his Seattle Sounders FC career, designated player Clint Dempsey is still looking for his first goal or assist.
It is a cloudy Monday morning with temperatures in the mid-60s, and midfielder Adam Moffat reports to his first training session with Seattle Sounders FC.
Goalkeepers Michael Gspurning of Seattle Sounders FC and Nick Rimando of Real Salt Lake are separated by 8 inches in height, but by only .07 goals-allowed per game this Major League Soccer season.
Seattle Sounders FC will play a friendly match against an international club in 2014 after skipping the practice for the first time this season.
The Seattle Sounders have made a long climb to within two points of the top of the Major League Soccer standings, so they have no problem accepting a break or two along the way.
Jhon Kennedy Hurtado arrived in Seattle early in the preseason of 2009, as Seattle Sounders FC was preparing for its inaugural season.
Among those watching the United States national team’s World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica on Friday will be Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Brad Evans.
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