No Sounders appear to be in position to nab one of the 10 fan-selected spots on the team.
It might only be a preseason tournament, but the Sounders were able to beat a strong RSL side using a team of reserves.
Tonight's match is not streamed as it is on actual television. Arlo White will call his first Sounders match of the year as NBC Sports picked the Desert Diamond Cup Final as their preseason warmup. Their coverage starts at 5 PM.
Seattle and Real Salt Lake face off for the second time in the tournament with a preseason title on the line. NBC Sports will broadcast the match at 5 PM Pacific.
There was no livestream of the CCL warmup match, but there was some video that suggests the Sounders created chances.
In a match that is the most likely to see the current Ideal XI Sigi Schmid said during today's conference call that the forward pairing would be Eddie Johnson and Mauro Rosales.
Mario Martinez supplied another golazo as the Sounders improved to 3-0-0 in the Desert Diamond Cup.
In falling Tucson snow the Sounders first and second lines each scored a goal against the Red Bulls of New York.
The final match of the group stage in the Desert Diamond Cup features forever cupless (majors, to be fair they've got 3 exhibition trophies) New York Red Bulls against the Seattle Sounders at 6 PM tonight.
Maybe as important as the result and process is that you will get to watch the Sounders on NBC Sports next Saturday.
Another day in preseason action around MLS with a total of six matches carried by MLSSoccer.com, including the 3 PM game between Seattle and RSL.
Tonight Seattle faces Western Conference nemesis Salt Lake in preseason action. Again, the results matter less than the process and lessons learned.
In the second preseason match of the year the Seattle Sounders earned a result, but what exactly did they learn?
The second preseason match for the Seattle Sounders FC will start to paint a picture as to possible starters as well as the back end of the roster.
Sounder at Heart has writers who are regularly at Starfire practices. In this post they scout the remaining trialists & guess at their chances of making the squad. Some are MLS quality but unlikely to make the Seattle roster, others fill needs.
In efforts to get used to playing a team from Mexico Seattle Sounders FC schedules a match against CD Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz.
The squad of primarily non-roster and inexperienced players played like guys that have never played together. Some trialists did well, others were more limited in their play. Most should make the next phase of training based off today's match.
At 9:30 AM Pacific the two deepest rivals in MLS face each other for the first time. Watch them and get instant analysis from Sounder at Heart.
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