The half starts with one substitution. The Rapids replace GK Matt Pickens with Steward Ceus.
49:22... Sounders have had two good chances. Evans fired one at the goal but a defender gamely headed it out. A cross was sent into the box that Ceus intercepted to thwart another chance.
50:49... Something's wrong with Evans. He's bent over near midfield. Play is stopped as a trainer comes out to him. He's walking off the field, slowly.
51:53... Evans is done. He's been substituted. Erik Friberg has come on to replace him in the midfield.
52ish... Another Montero cross is picked off by Ceus.
54ish... Rapids had a good chance on a breakaway, but the ball was too far toward the sideline and the Sounders defenders were able to catch up. Colorado, after a few moments, now has a corner.
56:08 ... Sounders have regained possession, but play is stopped and a yellow card has been awarded to Seattle's Leo Gonzalez.
58:55... Montero just got shoved down. It's Seattle's ball about 35 yards out.
59:40 .. GOAL... Sounders score on a header by Hurtado. The assist came from Montero, who fired in the shot after the penalty. Hurtado was able to get to it and put it by Ceus to give Seattle a 1-0 advantage.
61:00... Penalty kick awarded to Colorado. Hurtado on the foul.
62:30... GOAL... Colorado's Jeff Larentowicz scores to tie it, putting a low shot to the left of Keller.
64:20... Friberg is sent to ground, hard, by Ceus, who came out to grab the ball from him. Ceus has got a few more burgers on the slight Friberg.
Some substitutions: For Colorado, Ander Akpan replaces Conor Casey, and Joseph Nane replaces Pablo Mastroeni.
66:30... GOAL... Montero! Nice shot beat Ceus to wth right side. The assist goes to Friberg and O'Brian White, who just came in for Nkufo. Seattle leads, 2-1.
INJURY UPDATE: Evans has a right hamstring injury.
Substitution for Colorado: Ross LaBauex in for Larentowicz
69ish... O'Brian White has a chance right in front of Ceus, who is able to muscle it out of there. The Sounders attack has been very aggressive so far in this half.
More subs... Colorado has put in Tyrone Marshall and Sanna Nyassi and Wells Thompson, Scott Palugut and Quincy Amarikwa.
76ish... Pat Noonan is in for Seattle (Fernandez comes out)
76:46 ... The rain is picking up now. The crowd of 7,355 is still going, though.
77ish... GOAL SEATTLE... Montero scores again, this time taking a flick from O'Brian White and putting it in. Also getting an assist is Pat Noonan. That makes it 3-1.
81:20... Substitutions for Seattle: Michael Tetteh replaces Zakuani, Lamar Neagle replaces Montero.
84:40... Patrick Ianni is in at center defender, replacing Hurtado.
85:35... Friberg is awarded a yellow card. The Rapids use the penalty to get a shot on goal, but Keller makes a diving save.
INJURY UPDATE: Looks like Zakuani injured his right hip. We'll have more details later...
ADDED time... 2 minutes have been added.
The game is over. Sounders win, 3-1. Fredy Montero scored twice and assists on the other (by Hurtado).