Latest Alex Roldan News

Lod, Minnesota United snap Sounders' 13-game unbeaten streak

Jul. 18, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod scored a late goal and Minnesota United beat Seattle 1-0 on Sunday to end the Sounders' MLS-record 13-game unbeaten streak to open a season. Lod's one-touch finish of a cross by Niko Hansen, who came on in the 74th minute, gave...

Sounders match MLS record for unbeaten start, tying Rapids

Jul. 04, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Alex Roldan scored his first MLS goal and the Seattle Sounders matched the league record for games without a loss to open a season at 12, tying the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday night. The Sounders (7-0-5) tied the mark held by the Los...

MLS-leading Sounders beat LAFC 2-0 to improve to 5-0-1

May. 16, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Xavier Arreaga and Brad Smith scored second-half goals and the MLS-leading Seattle Sounders beat Los Angeles FC 2-0 on Sunday night. Arreaga opened the scoring in the 57th minute, redirecting João Paulo’s corner with a header inside the right post. It...

Sounders GK Stefan Frei out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

May. 14, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders will be without starting goalkeeper Stefan Frei for at least a month due to a knee injury he suffered in a victory over San Jose. Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said Friday that Frei did not suffer damage to the ACL in his left knee...

Seattle extends unbeaten streak against San Jose to 14

May. 13, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored in the 18th minute to help the Seattle Sounders beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Wednesday night. The Sounders (4-0-1) have matched their best start in franchise history, previously accomplished in 2019, but it could...

Canadian MLS teams try to make best of relocation

May. 05, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos looks forward to the day when he can focus solely on the soccer. Dos Santos' attention must often turn to other logistics these days — even seemingly miniscule details like who takes care of players' pets — while the team is...