If you find yourself in search of reasons why the Seattle Sounders should continue scheduling midseason friendlies — many Sounders fans don’t see the logic in it, and it’s hard to blame them — take note of the gentleman in the West Ham United jersey seated just behind the team benches on Tuesday night at CenturyLink field.
Seattle Sounders lose to New York City FC 2-0 in a match the visitors controlled. Seattle found itself chasing the ball most of the match as NYCFC midfield duo Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard took control at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, Saturday June 25, 2016.
The Sounders returned to training today, preparing for their Saturday match against New York City FC. All regular players are reported healthy, while the rehab of central defender Roman Torres (knee) continues on schedule.