The Sounders trained today at Starfire. The club usually likes to train at CenturyLink Field a couple of days before home games, but coach Sigi Schmid decided against that in advance of the Wednesday home game against Columbus.
“We didn’t go to CenturyLink today because we trained Friday on turf and we played the game Saturday on turf,” he explained. “So we didn’t want to go three days in a way on turf. We wanted to stay off turf, so that was the reason for it. … Normally we’ll always train at CenturyLink two days before the game.”
Schmid also …