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It’s 4th anniversary of Sounders first MLS match

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on March 19, 2013 at 9:01 am with 2 Comments »
March 19, 2013 4:04 pm

Very cool little note from the Sounders. (Four players remain from that starting lineup, five current players appeared.)

Five Years Later: Anniversary of Inaugural Match on Tuesday
Tuesday marks the five year anniversary of Seattle’s inaugural match in Major League Soccer. On March 19, 2009, Sounders FC beat the New York Red Bulls 3-0 in front of 32,608. Fredy Montero scored the team’s first goal in the 11th minute, and completed the brace in the 75th minute. Brad Evans added the third goal against the 2008 MLS Cup runners-up.

Scoring Summary
SEA – Montero (Le Toux, Alonso) 11′
SEA – Evans (Montero) 25′
SEA – Montero 75′

Seattle Lineup
Kasey Keller; James Riley, Tyrone Marshall, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Zach Scott; Sebastien Le Toux, Osvaldo Alonso, Brad Evans, Sanna Nyassi (Steve Zakuani 68′); Nate Jaqua, Fredy Montero (Roger Levesque 89′).

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  1. Am I the only one who thinks that 2009 was only FOUR years ago?

  2. Don Ruiz says:

    No, you had plenty of company. I’m the only one who thought it was five. Fixed now. Thanks.

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