Sounders advance to Western semifinals with 1-0 win over KC
Spenser Davis | October 27, 2016 9:40 pm
In a match that was both exciting and tense for the entire 90 minutes, the Seattle Sounders progressed to the Western Conference semifinals after a 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Thursday night. Nelson Valdez, who didn’t score a single goal in the league in 2016, came up big with the late winner for […]
Three keys to victory for Sounders in playoff matchup with Sporting KC
Spenser Davis | October 26, 2016 4:26 pm
It’s a clean slate for the Sounders in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs, with a win Thursday moving Seattle to the conference semifinals.
Complete team performance pushed Sounders to playoffs-clinching win
Spenser Davis | October 24, 2016 1:06 pm
The Sounders will need the same kind of well-rounded team performance they had in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake if they hope to advance past Kansas City in the MLS playoffs.
Sounders to host Sporting KC in playoff opener Thursday
Spenser Davis | October 23, 2016 5:02 pm
The Seattle Sounders will host Sporting Kansas City in the knockout round of the 2016 MLS Cup playoffs at 7 p.m. Thursday at CenturyLink Field.
Sounders beat RSL 2-1 to clinch 8th straight trip to playoffs
Spenser Davis | October 23, 2016 3:26 pm
The Seattle Sounders finally clinched the seemingly impossible: they’re headed to the MLS Cup playoffs for the eighth straight season after their 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
Sounders vs Real Salt Lake: How Seattle can make the playoffs
Spenser Davis | October 22, 2016 9:00 am
The Sounders’ playoff hopes hinge on Sunday’s Decision Day in the MLS, as they could guarantee the postseason with a win over Real Salt Lake. A loss won’t necessary eliminate them, however.
Sound Stories Episode 6: Sounders journalist Don Ruiz
Spenser Davis | October 19, 2016 2:18 pm
In this week’s episode of Sound Stories, the guest is veteran journalist Don Ruiz, who covered the Sounders for the Tacoma News Tribune from the Sounders’ expansion season until just this year.
If the Sounders don’t make the playoffs, is the season a failure?
Spenser Davis | October 17, 2016 2:58 pm
There’s only one more chance for the Sounders to make the playoffs. They’ve been on a phenomenal run since Brian Schmetzer took over as coach, but what happens if they still miss the postseason?
Sounders give up 2 second-half goals, lose 2-1 to FC Dallas
Spenser Davis | October 16, 2016 4:51 pm
For the second time this week, the Sounders had a chance to clinch their spot in the MLS Cup playoffs with a win. On Sunday on the road against FC Dallas, they squandered it yet again in a 2-1 loss.
3 keys: Sounders set for a much different match vs FC Dallas
Spenser Davis | October 14, 2016 2:00 pm
The Sounders beat FC Dallas 5-0 in July, but that was against a much different Dallas squad and at a time when Seattle’s lineup was much less depleted.