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Seattle Sounders gather around captain Nicolas Lodeiro, center, after he scored the second of two penalty kicks in the first half of an MLS soccer match against Los Angeles FC, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Sounders move back on top of West with 3-0 win over LAFC

Sep. 19, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolás Lodeiro scored on a pair of penalty kicks moments apart in the first half,and the Seattle Sounders moved back on top of the Western Conference standings with a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles FC on Friday night. Lodeiro converted the penalties just four minutes apart as the...

Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath shouts during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against FC Dallas on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

Loons coach Adrian Heath confronting challenging season

Sep. 17, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

Adrian Heath says this is easily the most challenging season of his career. The coronavirus shutdown, the MLS is Back tournament in a bubble, and now a spate of injuries are testing Minnesota's coach like never before. “I think it’s the most difficult year I’ve ever had in football. And when...

Sounders bring back defender Brad Smith for MLS stretch run

Sep. 17, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders are bringing back Australian defender Brad Smith after signing the left back to a new contract Thursday. Smith spent the 2018 and 2019 seasons with Seattle on loan from English club Bournemouth and had eight assists in 35 appearances for the Sounders while helping to...

Seattle Sounders' Jordan Morris, back right, celebrates with teammates after he scored his first goal of the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against the San Jose Earthquakes, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders set club record with 7-1 rout of Earthquakes

Sep. 11, 2020 12:08 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz and Joevin Jones both scored twice and the Seattle Sounders set a franchise record for goals in a match with a 7-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Thursday night. Seattle scored five goals faster than any team in MLS history, needing just 33 minutes to take a 5-0 lead...

The Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers play during the first half of an MLS soccer match in front of what is usually the supporters section, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Seattle at CenturyLink Field. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, matches are being played without fans in the stands, but members of the Emerald City Supporters and other groups were allowed to place flags and banners in the section. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Timbers get late winner from Mora, top rival Sounders 2-1

Sep. 7, 2020 12:55 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Substitute Felipe Mora scored after slipping behind the Seattle defense in the 83rd minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night. Moments after Seattle nearly took the lead, Mora came open behind the Sounders back line, collected a well-timed pass from Eryk...

Ruiz, Glad score, Real Salt Lake ties Seattle 2-2

Sep. 3, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Pablo Ruiz scored his first MLS goal, Justen Glad also scored and Real Salt Lake tied the Seattle Sounders 2-2 on Wednesday night. Real Salt Lake played for the first time since owner owner Dell Loy Hansen decided to sell his soccer teams in the wake of reports that he made racist...

Seattle Sounders' Raul Ruidiaz (9) is congratulated after scoring in the 12th minute of an MLS soccer match against LAFC, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Morris scores twice, Sounders return home and top LAFC 3-1

Aug. 31, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Morris scored two goals less than a minute apart early in the second half, and Seattle rolled past Los Angeles FC 3-1 on Sunday night in the Sounders first home match in 5½ months. Playing in an eerily empty CenturyLink Field, Morris scored 59 seconds apart in the opening...

The players from both the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers take a knee before an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Ruidiaz has 2 goals in Seattle's 3-0 win over Portland

Aug. 24, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore, (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored twice and the Seattle Sounders defeated the Portland Timbers 3-0 in an eerily fanless Cascadia Cup match on Sunday night. After a scoreless first half that included what looked like an early Portland goal negated by video review, Ruidiaz's shot hit the cross bar...

Amazon acquires streaming rights to Seattle Sounders matches

Aug. 18, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has acquired the video streaming rights for Seattle Sounders games for its Prime Video service, marking just the second time the tech giant has partnered on a team-specific deal to broadcast games. The agreement announced Tuesday covers three years and is for all non-nationally...

Los Angeles FC forward Diego Rossi (9) scores on a penalty kick against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kissimmee, Fla., Monday, July 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Rossi scores pair, LAFC gets revenge in 4-1 win over Seattle

Jul. 28, 2020 1:46 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Diego Rossi scored on a penalty kick early in the first half and provided the clinching goal in the 82nd minute, and Los Angeles FC thumped the reigning MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders 4-1 early Tuesday morning. LAFC advanced to the quarterfinals of the MLS is Back...