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Sounders vs. FC Tucson, preseason: Highlights and stats

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Beating a PDL team that hasn't even officially started their preseason is not something to get particularly excited about. Still, whenever you beat someone 6-0, as the Seattle Sounders did against FC Tucson on Wednesday, there's at least cause to look back on it reasonably fondly.

The highlights show the Sounders' finishing was pretty close to midseason form. That's obviously good. Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins were doing their thing, which was also good. Kevin Parsemain appears poised to have another outstanding preseason, which is neat, too. Aside from a couple notable mistakes by Tyrone Mears, Brad Evans and Stefan Frei, the defense was also reasonably stout. Generally speaking, there wasn't much to be too concerned over.

Given all that, just allow yourself to enjoy this and look forward to the next match.


Seattle Sounders FC 6 - FC Tucson 0
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Venue: Kino Sports Complex (Tucson, Ariz.)
Weather: Clear and 66 degrees
Attendance: 1,856


SEA - Lamar Neagle (Obafemi Martins, Clint Dempsey) 4'
SEA - Clint Dempsey (Obafemi Martins) 11'
SEA - Lamar Neagle (Gonzalo Pineda) 27'
SEA - Clint Dempsey (Tyrone Mears) 37'
SEA - Kevin Parsemain (Chad Barrett) 88'
SEA - Kevin Parsemain (Chad Barrett, Kenny Cooper) 89'


SEA - Tyrone Mears (caution) 31'


Seattle Sounders FC: Stefan Frei (Troy Perkins 61'); Tyrone Mears (Zach Scott 69'), Brad Evans (Damion Lowe 69'), Chad Marshall (Jimmy Ockford 69'), Leo Gonzalez (Andres Correa 69'); Marco Pappa (Kenny Cooper 69'), Micheal Azira (Andy Rose 69'), Gonzalo Pineda (Cristian Roldan 69'), Lamar Neagle (Aaron Kovar 69'); Clint Dempsey (Chad Barrett 69'), Obafemi Martins (Kevin Parsemain 69')

Substitutes not used: None

FC Tucson: Pat Pablete; Edgar Reyna, Sebastian Pineda, Michael Kafari, Ian Ramos; Andreas Acosta, Eliot Prost, Garrett Losee, Shadi Harb; Dominic Papa, Odaine Sinclair

Substitutes not used: None