SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC
Sounders tie Whitecaps 1-1, settle for 2nd in Western Conference
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld pulled Vancouver even with a header in the 20th minute and the Whitecaps tied the Seattle Sounders 1-1 on Sunday night to earn a playoff spot on the final day of the regular season.
Sounders 1, Whitecaps 1: Box score
Vancouver (12-9-13) reached the postseason for the first time since 2017. The Whitecaps finished sixth in the Western Conference, setting up a first-round matchup with No. 3 Sporting Kansas City.
Brian White & Ryan Gauld link-up for #VWFC
We are level at BC Place!#VANvSEA // #DecisionDay pic.twitter.com/eAMNXUHFDp
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) November 7, 2021
Fredy Montero scored for the Sounders (17-8-9) on a penalty kick in the eighth minute. Second-place Seattle will open the playoffs against No. 7 Real Salt Lake.
Clinical from the spot 💯@_fredymontero gives us an early lead! #SoundersMatchday | #VANvSEA pic.twitter.com/aEaycMRxQ6
— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) November 7, 2021
Last time: Sounders held to 1-1 draw with LA Galaxy