I realize it’s still early in the season. However, ever since the Sounders’ 3-0 start the tendency has been to look ahead and wonder about the Western title or Supporters Shield or MLS Cup.
Yet, now we check the rear-view mirror and notice that objects are be closer than they appear.
The Sounders steady stream of draws has brought a 4-2-5 record and 17 points … which is now behind both Chivas and Houston in the Western standings. The Colorado Rapids (4-2-4; 16) are just one point behind.
Eight teams make the MLS playoffs — the top…