Marathon of Honduras advanced into Group C -- the Sounders' group -- of CONCACAF Champions League tonight with an aggregate score victory over Tauro of Panama. Here's a report from the Champions League website.
Marathon will open its Honduran Apertura season on Aug. 11, then will host Seattle in its first group stage game on Aug. 19.
The Sounders first home game of group play will come Aug. 25 vs. Monterrey.
The other team in the group is Saprissa of Costa Rica.