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Sounders win inaugural game, 3-0

Here's The News Tribune's coverage.

And here's the report from the Sounders' site.

Here' are the basics from the Associated Press report:

It didn't take long for the newest Major League Soccer franchise to make the pregame fireworks and red-carpet arrivals an afterthought with their play on the field.

Young Colombian Fredy Montero had a two goals and an assist, and the expansion Seattle Sounders FC looked like a seasoned juggernaut in their inaugural game with a convincing 3-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on Thursday night to begin the 14th season of MLS.

Brad Evans scored later in the first half on a spinning left-footed shot that split the legs of New York goalkeeper Danny Cepero, and the 32,523 fans that turned Qwest Field into a sea neon green excitement went away impressed and satisfied with SeattleÕs first result.

Wish I could have been there.