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Sounders play for fifth-place Thursday

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Feb. 22, 2010 at 4:17 pm with No Comments »
February 22, 2010 4:17 pm

The Sounders were off today, after winning in the second round of the La Manga Cup yesterday.

Here’s a club release on what’s ahead:

The tournament concludes with crossover matches to determine final placement on February 25 and 26. Seattle will contend for 5th place against SK Brann Thursday, February 25 at 6 a.m. PT with live blogging available at FC Nordsjaelland will play Molde FK for the Cup title on Friday, February 26.

Seattle had faced off last Thursday against its first opponent, Norwegian champion Rosenborg BK, in the opening Group A match. In blistering winds and rains, Sounders FC fell 3-0 to the defending tournament champion.

Training schedule
Tuesday – Training at La Manga
Wednesday 60 minute Training Game vs. FC Midtjylland at La Manga.

Competition schedule
Thursday, 6 a.m.- SK Brann, La Manga, Spain (La Manga Cup II)
Saturday, March 6, 4 p.m. – at Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Swangard Stadium, Burnaby, B.C.
Thursday, March 11, 6 p.m. – Portland Timbers, Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field, Seattle
Friday, March 19, 6 p.m. – at Colorado Rapids, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colo.

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