Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi SchmidOn the game: I thought it was good. I thought the battle that we showed was very good. Basically, we talked about that. I thought last week San Jose outcompeted us a little bit, so I wanted to make sure that we came out and competed and I thought we did that from the opening whistle to the end.
On the play of Osvaldo Alonso: I thought [Osvaldo Alonso] did a great job on DeRo [Dwayne De Rosario]. I thought DeRo got frustrated towards the end of the first half and [Osvaldo Alonso] ended up paying the price for that a little bit. I thought he did a good job of shutting him down and eventually they moved DeRo up to get him away from [Osvaldo Alonso]. He did a good job for us and I also thought the center of our defense did well.
On the play of goalkeeper Michael Gspurning: It was good. When he is able to come out and punch those balls clear it makes it a lot easier on our defenders because they know they have a goalkeeper that's going to get to those balls. He made a good save on [Nick] DeLeon's free kick when it looked to a lot of people like DeLeon might have caught him, but he came through and he read that really well. He came up with some big saves tonight for sure.
Goalkeeper Michael GspurningOn his team's performance: I'm pretty happy with our performance because we controlled the game. D.C. [United] had a couple of chances, so I think the point is OK on the road. To take this point I think is important.
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On saving Nick Deleon's free kick: I think maybe on the camera the free kick was more dangerous, but for me it was the ball after the situation because the ball was going to the left [across the goal]. To be honest I have to catch that free kick.
Midfielder Osvaldo AlonsoOn defending Dwayne De Rosario: It was a tough game. DeRo is a good player and getting one point is not bad.
On March Burch's near goal in the waning moments: We had a chance. [Marc] Burch headed it to the post, but it didn't go in. So, now we focus on the next day. Taking one point is not bad and now we'll focus on Colorado.