Starting a reduced strength lineup Sigi Schmid and the Seattle Sounders earned their first win of 2016. Clint Dempsey knocked in another beautiful corner kick by Andreas Ivanschitz for the game's only goal. Osvaldo Alonso and Cristian Roldan stifled Iganico Piatti. Laurent Ciman limited Dempsey in the run of play. It was Seattle's worst performance of the year - they won.