Toronto dominated the first half with possession and largely prevented Seattle’s counterattacks. However, despite all of their possession, Toronto failed to create any scoring chances. They went on to dominate the start of the second half as well, but Seattle scored against the run of play. After falling behind, Toronto played a lot more hectic, […]
Los Angeles FC – Seattle Sounders: Seattle’s Low Block Out-Wits And Outlasts Los Angeles Offense (1-3)
Seattle Sounders arrived in Los Angeles having won three of the last four Western Conference Finals, but despite this success, they were considered heavy underdogs to an offensively vibrant Los Angeles FC side. Nonetheless, Seattle proved the doubters wrong, as they used all their cunning and pragmatism to dispatch a static and somewhat naïve home […]
Los Angeles Galaxy looked like the better team in the first few minutes – until a red card gave them a handicap for the rest of the game. Seattle seemed to have decent plans, but failed in the execution. Ultimately, they were unable to take advantage of being a man up for almost the entire […]
Seattle take deserved three points due to a better game plan.
Eight minutes of stoppage time came to the Seattle Sounders’ rescue, as Kelvin Leerdam seized the opportunity to get his side back to winning ways after a four game winless streak in the MLS. The decisive strike came as the ultimate sigh of relief, in a game which remained uncertain until the very end despite […]
Despite coming into the match as one of the best teams in the MLS, a poor first half showing from Seattle and a bit of fortune for Dallas proved terminal for their chances at picking up three points on Saturday evening. Changes at half-time almost saved face, but Dallas saw out the remainder of the […]
After a crazy start that saw both sides score goals, Seattle’s physical approach saw them reduced to ten men early on. The home side then put in a highly impressive defensive performance for well over an hour to close out the game. Tactical analysis and match report by Siddharth Ramsundar. The game presented a clash […]