Clint Dempsey scored twice and Obafemi Martins added a goal to help the Seattle Sounders beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Sunday night in the opener for both teams.
Last season, the Sounders were on the cusp of winning the league title and doing what no MLS team has done: winning the U.S. Open Cup, Supporters’ Shield and MLS Cup in the same year
Lagerwey was hired as the Sounders’ new general manager Tuesday. He comes to Seattle after seven-plus seasons as the general manager of Real Salt Lake, helping turn that franchise into an MLS Cup winner.
The Seattle Sounders have signed former Premier League defender Tyrone Mears in the hopes of adding depth to their back line.
United States defender DeAndre Yedlin will join Tottenham in January, six months earlier than expected.
Coming off its best season, the Seattle Sounders signed Sigi Schmid to a multi-year contract on Thursday, keeping around the only coach in franchise history.
Juninho’s tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Galaxy to the MLS Cup final after their conference final against the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate on Sunday night.
Seattle’s Chad Marshall has been voted Major League Soccer’s Defender of the Year for a record third time.
Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the Galaxy opened the conference finals with a 1-0 victory over the Sounders on Sunday.
The Sounders advanced to the MLS Cup Western Conference finals with a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas in the second leg of the conference semifinals. The two-leg series finished tied 1-1 on aggregate but Seattle moved on thanks to its road goal in the first game in Dallas. Road goals were implemented as a tiebreaker this year.