Sounders: Analysis

The Middling of Marc Burch

Marc Burch has grown into a rotational role in left midfield with the Sounders, but is he a strong selection for the starting XI in a crown that includes Brad Evans and Lamar Neagle?

Role is Everything - What's Your Ideal XV?

Getting the most effective play from the Sounders' players depends upon using them in the best possible circumstances.

The future of the forward position in Seattle

When looking at the long-term future at the position, the right thing to do isn't always clear.

Who Will Replace the Sounders' Missing Starters?

Seattle will miss Evans, Gonzalez, Dempsey, Joseph, and Johnson. How will Sigi sort or the midfield and defense on Wednesday?

What is (or isn't) wrong with Mauro Rosales?

As far as performance may be measured by goals and assists, Mauro Rosales experienced a significant drought in June/July as well as a dry period to begin the season. Playing time has been more erratic than in previous seasons. Does he need the rest?

The Possession Drug

There are many different ways to play the soccer. Portland clearly values possession. Montreal is a defend and counter squad. Some play stop-start soccer ball. All of these have weaknesses. PTFC fell victim to the possession drug.

Who should play centerback for the Sounders?

What separates Ianni from Hurtado? What rates him on the Toronto and Houston games? Fortunately, for the sake of brevity, it’s the same answer.

Sounders approach originals in total gate draw

Seattle will soon begin to pass the clubs that were part of the league in 1996 with sheer numbers. That's insane.

Defense improving, Offense must follow

At two-thirds through the season Seattle's defense has improved since the early issues, but the offense is still lagging. Clint Dempsey and health should help the push in the final third of the season.

Game States and Mental Imagery

That teams shift tactics while being up or going down is not a surprise. How should that color our mental image after Seattle's loss to Houston?

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