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Austin FC vs. Sounders: Highlights, stats and quotes

“We earned every ounce of that win today.” - Stefan Frei

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The Sounders ended a six-game winless run with a 2-1 victory over Austin FC on Wednesday. Jordan Morris scored the opener and Albert Rusnák found the game-winner in the 90th minute. They’ll next face the Portland Timbers on Saturday.


Seattle Sounders FC 2 – Austin FC 1

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Venue: Q2 Stadium

Referee: Drew Fischer

Assistants: Cory Richardson, Walt Heatherly

Fourth Official: Matthew Corrigan

VAR: Daniel Radford

Attendance: 20,738

Weather: 95 degrees and clear


SEA – Jordan Morris (Nico Lodeiro) 48’

ATX – Sebastian Driussi (Gyasi Zardes) 72’

SEA – Albert Rusnák 90’


SEA – Jackson Ragen (caution) 37’

ATX – Gyasi Zardes (caution) 46’

ATX – Jhojan Valencia (caution) 53’

SEA – Nouhou (caution) 87’


Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Reed Baker-Whiting, Jackson Ragen, Xavier Arreaga, Nouhou; João Paulo (Albert Rusnák 46’), Josh Atencio, Ethan Dobbelaere (Obed Vargas 79’), Nico Lodeiro, Léo Chú (Yeimar 84’); Jordan Morris (Héber 64’)

Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Alex Roldan, Paul Rothrock, Fredy Montero, Raúl Ruidíaz

Total shots: 11

Shots on goal: 3

Fouls: 13

Offside: 0

Corner-Kicks: 6

Saves: 5

Austin FC – Brad Stuver; Matt Hedges (Leo Väisänen 65’), Jon Gallagher, Julio Cascante, Nick Lima; Jhojan Valencia (Alex Ring 74’), Sebastian Driussi, Owen Wolff; Emiliano Rigoni (Ethan Finlay 83’), Gyasi Zardes (Will Bruin 74’), Memo Rodríguez (Maxi Urruti 83’)

Substitutes not used: Matt Bersano, Hector Jimenez, CJ Fodrey, Adam Lundkvist

Total shots: 13

Shots on goal: 6

Fouls: 8

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 3

Saves: 1

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