Latest Brian Schmetzer News

Sporting KC beats Sounders 3-1 to pull closer in West

Jul. 25, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Johnny Russell and Daniel Salloi scored in the first half, Cameron Duke added his first MLS goal in the second and Sporting Kansas City handed Seattle its first home loss of the season, beating the Sounders 3-1 on Sunday night. The matchup of the top two...

Sounders hold off Galaxy 2-1, extend unbeaten start to 9

Jun. 20, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders know they caught a break when Raúl Ruidíaz was surprisingly left off Peru's roster for the Copa America tournament earlier this month. They capitalized on Ruidíaz's presence once again to stay unbeaten when they returned...

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...

Ruidiaz scores fifth goal, Sounders down Timbers 2-1

May. 09, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored his fifth goal in four games and the Seattle Sounders beat the rival Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday to remain undefeated. Ruidiaz scored on a penalty kick in the 63rd minute and Fredy Montero added a goal in the 79th to help...

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...

Smith, Ruidíaz score as Sounders overwhelm Galaxy 3-0

May. 03, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Brad Smith scored one goal and assisted on another, Raúl Ruidíaz scored twice, and the Seattle Sounders stymied Javier Hernández and the Los Angeles Galaxy in a 3-0 win on Sunday night. Seattle remained unbeaten on the young season, getting a pair of...