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June 13, 2011 at 3:29 PM

POLL: How would you grade Sounders FC’s season so far?

Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid was asked today to evaluate the team so far this season, and he answered by giving the team a letter grade around a C+ or B-.

“I think we’ve been a little better than average, but I think we can achieve more,” Schmid said. “We can do better. I think the guys know that. Obviously it was a wonderful strike — (Hassli’s) second goal — but when you have the lead you want to hold onto it. It took a great strike from Khari Stephenson when we had the lead (in San Jose) as well. We’ve got to find a way to eliminate that. We’ve done well at times, we’ve had some very good moments, but then we’ve had moments where we haven’t been as good. We’ve just got to get rid of those valleys, and that will take us up a level. But the team continues to fight, the team continues to battle, and I’m very happy with that.”

Personally, I feel you have to take injuries into account when issuing a grade. A 5-4-7 record with a game-changer like Steve Zakuani would be different that a 5-4-7 record with him for only half that time.

But you can judge however you like…

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