Tag: Seattle Sounders

Sounders 2 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

The Fire played well enough to earn a result in a very difficult place to play in. Possession was better, passing was somewhat better, and the effort was commendable while providing an entertaining and competitive match against one of the hottest teams in MLS. In the end however, another late gut punch goal doomed them... Read more »

Sounders 2 Fire 1 - Recap and Ratings

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The Fire are now 0-4-3 against the Seattle Sounders after dropping a 2-1 decision that probably should have resulted in at least one point. Chicago had the better of the opportunities in the first half before a 40th minute cross attempt by David Estrada was slightly deflected by Arne Friedrich allowing the ball to trickle... Read more »

Fire v Sounders Match Preview

The Fire have yet to beat Seattle Sounders FC in MLS regular season play, going 0-3-3 against them since the club joined the league in 2009.  A 2-0 loss in the US Open Cup Final last season also spoiled a shot at possible redemption for a second consecutive season without a playoff appearance for the... Read more »

Sounders 2 Fire 0 - USOC Final

Seattle Sounders FC won their third consecutive US Open Cup Final by defeating the Fire 2-0 in front of a record breaking crowd of over 35,000.  The Fire were fortunate to be level at the half after Seattle controlled the majority of the first 45 minutes as Fredy Montero banged the inside of the post... Read more »

Fire v Sounders : US Open Cup Final Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Mikulic, Gibbs, Segares M Pause, Paladini, Pardo, Pappa F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Conway, Anibaba, Videira, Husidic, Grazzini, Barouch, Chaves Sounders FC GK Keller D Riley, Hurtado, Parke, Gonzalez M Alonso, Evans, Fernandez, Neagle F Montero, Fucito Bench: Ford, Scott, Wahl, Friberg, Jaqua, Ochoa, Levesque

US Open Cup Final - Match Preview

The 98th US Open Cup Final may be more than just another final.  It could also be a battle for the “Kings of the Cup” title that Fire supporters proudly have trumpeted throughout the summer leading up to this point. The Chicago Fire, owners of four US Open Cup Final trophies can tie Bethlehem Steel... Read more »

Fire - Sounders Highlights

Here’s a pretty decent highlight video from yesterday’s Fire v Sounders preseason match.  Check it out here.

Galaxy Win - Sounders Go Home

The Los Angeles Galaxy spared MLS the embarrassment of having to watch a conference final from a half empty Pizza Hut Park.  LA shut down Fredy Montero and Seattle’s speed on the wings.  Once Los Angeles grabbed the aggregate lead at 2-0 Seattle’s fate was sealed.  The Galaxy will now host FC Dallas at the... Read more »

Sounders 1 Fire 0 - Game Recap and Player Ratings

The finish to this match couldn’t have been a more appropriate or fitting end for a team that has piled frustration on top of frustration for the better part of the past six months.  An 88th minute deflected goal by Blaise Nkufo is probably the final nail in the coffin for any playoffs hopes in 2010. ... Read more »

Fire v Sounders Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Ristic, Brown, Watson-Siriboe, Segares M Nyarko, Thorrington, Pause, Pappa F Carr, Ljungberg Subs: Dykstra, Robinson, Umanzor, Bone, Husidic, John, McBride Sounders K Keller D Riley, Ianni, Parke, Gonzalez M Nyassi, Alonso, Sturgis, Zakuani F Montero, Nkufo Subs: Boss, Marshall, Scott, Fernandez, Seamon, Fucito, Levesque