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June 28, 2009 at 12:50 PM

Game thread: Sounders FC vs. Colorado

1:07 p.m: Game on.

2 — Rapids free kick easily thwarted by Sounders FC.

3 — Great chance inside for Colorado’s Colin Clark, and Keller comes in to make a great save.

9 — Jaqua’s pass for Ljungberg is just a little too far. That was almost a good scoring chance.

12– Corner kick coming for Sounders FC

13– it gets blocked out of bounds, which leads to a chance for Sounders FC near the goals, but Pickens scoops it up.

16– A yellow card goes to Colorado defender Ugo Ihemelu after a takedown of Ljungberg; Ihemelu had been taken down just moments earlier and wanted the same call.

22 — A free kick leads to a corner kick opportunity…which Pickens intercepts.

23 — GOAL! Fredy Montero deflects a Nate Jaqua header off a Ljungberg corner kick.

27 — A great Ljungberg free kick forces Pickens to bump it over the crossbar, leading to a corner kick that leads nowhere.

30 — Yellow card on Colorado’s Pablo Mastroeni.

32 — Keller leaps and grabs the ball out of the air after a free kick.

35 — The Sounders FC is extremely upset after a handball call on the Sounders FC. And Colorado’s Omar Cummings, on the ensuing penalty kick, hits it off the post!

What an escape that was after the handball call.

39 — Osvaldo Alonso will briefly come off the field after an injury. He is replaced by Patrick Ianni. By the way, it was Alsonso called for the handball earlier.

44 — Colorado corner kick, which Keller intercepts.

HALFTIME: Sounders FC 1, Colorado 0.

Colorado has 10 shots to Seattle’s 3, but each team has two shots on goal. Seattle has had four corner kicks, one of which led to its only goal. There has been one penalty kick: which Colorado’s Omar Cummings put off the right post.

48 — GOAL! Jaqua does a give and go with Fredy Montero and puts the ball past Pickens into the left side of the net.

57 — Corner kick for Sounders FC is hit out of the air by Pickens.

59 — Ball gets away from Ljungberg as he streaks toward the net.

67 — Huge defensive stand for Sounders FC…which leads to:

68 — GOAL! Montero leaves it perfectly for Jaqua, who puts it past Pickens for a commanding 3-0 lead. Sebastien Le Toux, who had been in the game for all of a minute, got the second assist.

73 — Ljungberg almost made this 4-0, but he was thwarted by Pickens.

86 — Jaqua almost had a hat trick there, but Pickens did a nice job coming out and stopping him.

90 — Chances don’t get much better than the one Omar Cummings had right there, but Cummings missed high. Two minutes stoppage time.

FINAL: Sounders FC 3, Colorado 0.


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