Amid Injury Question Marks, Clint Dempsey Ready to Go For SoundersHeading into leg two of the Western Conference semifinals, the Sounders might be missing several of their top play-makers. At the same time, they get back one of their prolific goal-scorers in club history.
Whitecaps, Sounders Open West Semis With Scoreless DrawThe Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders combined for just one shot on target in a scoreless draw to open their Western Conference semifinal on Sunday night.
Defending Champs Start Playoffs Again Without Clint DempseyFor the second straight season, the Seattle Sounders will begin the MLS Cup playoffs with Clint Dempsey as a spectator.
Sounders Rout West-Leading WhitecapsNicolas Loderio had a goal and two assists and La Liga veteran Victor Rodriguez scored his first MLS goal to help the Seattle Sounders beat the Western Conference-leading Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0.
Montero, Sounders Reunite In Friday's Cascadia ClashFour years after his departure, the Sounders prepared face off against the franchise's all-time leading scorer Fredy Montero, who joined Vancouver during the offseason.
Whitecaps Acquire Montero on Loan From Tianjin TedaMontero, who is on a one-year loan, previously played for Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders and is a three-time league All-Star. The 29-year-old Colombian striker is the Sounders' all-time leading scorer with 47 goals and 34 assists in 119 regular-season matches from 2009-12.
Whitecaps, Sounders Tie 1-1 In CONCACAF ChampionsLamar Neagle scored for Seattle in the 72nd minute