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Two knockout matches down, two to go in MLS, but the only question anyone cares about is this: Will David Beckham come out of retirement to play with Zlatan?

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Seattle

Did you know that Friberg doesn't speak Spanish? This was awkwardly pointed out in his post-game interview on Unimas. Luckily, one doesn't need to speak Spanish in order to recognize the importance of tacos.

If you are still left wondering what the heck was up with that non-goal from Ivanschitz, Simon Borg is happy to explain it to you.

Sounder at Heart is, as usual, covering the match from multiple perspectives. If you want to look at it in a different way, you can read the recap from LAG Confidential. (no trolling!)

According to Vice Sports, Drew Carey is the coolest owner in sports. I don't feel any particular urge to disagree with that claim.

MLS Matches

The Seattle Sounders played the second match of the day yesterday. The first match saw DC United knocking out the New England Revolution by a score of 2-1. ( Black and Red United | The Bent Musket )

There will be two more games tonight, starting with Toronto FC's first ever playoff appearance. They got a tough draw against a hot Montreal Impact. ( Mount Royal Soccer | Waking The Red )

The match tonight with more immediate importance to the Sounders will be between Portland and Sporting Kansas City. The results of this match will determine who we play next. A Sporting Kansas City win will see us up against Vancouver Whitecaps, a Portland Timbers win will see us against FC Dallas. ( Stumptown Footy | The Daily Wiz )

MLS News

Your regular helping of Miami rumors is being mashed together today with another popular rumor topic of Ibrahimovic to MLS.

With the regular season over, MLSSoccer.com has started the voting on goal of the year. The first round is up now and includes goals from Tyrone Mears, Obafemi Martins, Gonzalo Pineda, Marco Pappa, Obafemi Martins, Clint Dempsey, and Obafemi Martins.

National Team

The US Women National Team visited the White House on Tuesday, where they were met with some choice words from President Obama on what it means to play like a bunch of girls.

US National player Aaron Jóhannsson has undergone a successful surgery to address a lingering hip problem.