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FINAL. Sounders FC 2, San Francisco FC 0. Seattle advances to the CCL group stage 2-1 on aggregate after overtime.
114′: Montero with an open chance. Off target.
110′: Keller booked. Carrasco and Neagle in. Friberg and Fernandez out.
109′: SAVE KELLER! Corner kick coming.
105′ — There’s the half. They’ll switch sides and play 15 more minutes. Seattle up 2-1 on aggregate and just needs to hold on.
105′: No away-goals tiebreaker in overtime.
101′: Huge save by Torres on a Montero free kick to keep it 2-1 on aggregate.
100′: Fernandez and Rosales involved in the buildup. Jaqua had all the time in the world to pick his spot. Still 20 minutes to go.
98′: GOAL SEATTLE! It’s Jaqua at the far post! Time to hold on!
92′: Flaco header right at Torres.
91′: We’re underway. No changes.
Fulltime. Sounders FC 1, San Francisco FC 0. This CCL preliminary round match-up is tied 1-1. We’re going to overtime…
90+4′: Rosales draws a late free kick. A dangerous one. Montero’s shot is blocked by the wall.
90+2′ Montero with a chance! Misses just high.
90+1′: Five minutes of added time. Seattle with another corner kick cleared. Alonso with another shot blocked.
90′: Corner kick to the Sounders. It’s cleared.
87′: Seattle free kick grabbed by Torres.
85′: SFFC sub. Freddy Arizala on for Amir Waite.
81′: SAVE! Torres with a huge stop on a wide-open Jaqua. Wow. Then Montero’s shot is blocked. Another cross comes in a Torres has it.
79′: Good combo play for Seattle. Corner kick coming. Cleared by Brown. Alonso long-range shot blocked.
77′: Alonso earns a dangerous free kick for Seattle. Montero just missed wide! Half the crowd thought it went in.
75′: Another skied shot by Gonzalez.
73′: Brown back on to boos. Another San Francisco player goes down. To boos. This might get interesting.
72′: Dangerous moments in the SFFC box. Looks like Jaqua, Fernandez and Friberg all had chances.
71′: Brown still down.
69′: Now Brown and Parke hit heads on a ball in the air.
68′: Jeff Parke hits the deck hard after being undercut on the header. No call. Amazingly he’s back up. Has some words for Brown. Jaqua called for a foul on the other end.
68′: Nate Jaqua in for Pat Noonan.
66′: Bicycle kick attempt by Montero! He doesn’t connect. Also prevented the cross from going to a wide-open Fernandez.
64′: And one to de Avila.
62′: Yellow card to Rosales as well.
60′: Yellow card to Alonso for taking out Brown with a high boot. He would be suspended for the first group-stage game since he also got one in the first leg.
59′: Fernandez down after being obstructed. There was no foul called. He’s back up.
58′: Noonan set up well. His shot’s blocked. Moments later Gonzalez with a run, but his shot is off target.
57′: Attendance: 21,233.
57′: Free kick to SFFC. Fans not loving the ref right now. It’s taken quickly, but called back. Keller has the second offering.
55′: Rosales shoulder-barged at the edge of the box! No call!
54′: Great combo play by Rosales and Noonan, but Montero tries to chip Torres. Bizarre. Wasn’t close.
50′: Corner kick to SFFC comes to Keller. FYI, a San Francisco goal would force Seattle to score two more due to the away-goals tiebreaker.
46′: We’re underway in the second half. No changes for either side, we’re told.
Montero with an early shot that gives Torres a little trouble at the post. Sounders want a corner kick as he bobbled it near the line, but we play on.
Halftime. Some stats for you: Shots–SEA 12-4. Shots on goal–SEA 5-3. Fouls–Sea 8-7. Offsides–0-0. Corner kicks–SEA 7-0. Saves–SF 4-3.
Halftime. Sounders FC 1, San Francisco FC 0. This CCL preliminary round match-up is tied 1-1 on aggregate. Nerves for Seattle players and fans settle a little bit on the goal. Though one more is needed.
45+1′: Two minutes of added time. Booking to Brown.
45′: Noonan draws a dangerous free kick just outside the box. Rosales clips the top netting on the effort. Goal kick.
43′: The Sounders need one more to advance. This scoreline would send the game to overtime.
41′: GOAL SEATTLE! It’s Fernandez! The Uruguayan finally connects on a header, knocking a Leo Gonzalez cross in off the post. Fredy Montero involved in the buildup.
40′: Montero cross tipped over the bar for a corner kick. It’s out for another. It’s cleared.
36′: Montero with a shot off target. Hard to keep up with all the chances.
35′: More good stuff from Seattle. This time Fernandez heads a Riley cross well wide. Afterward the Uruguayan screams in frustration.
33′: Rosales shot cleared for a corner kick. It’s grabbed by Torres. Montero follows up with a knuckling shot, but it’s off target.
32′: The Sounders earn a deep throw-in. Elsewhere Roberto Brown is down. Looks like he’ll be OK.
29′: Curling shot by Friberg is off target.
28′: Free kick to SFFC. Straight to Keller.
27′: Seattle keeps pressing. One has to be coming soon, right?
24′: Dangerous cross from Noonan just high. Rosales cross to Fernandez, but his header is right at Torres.
23′: Free kick to Seattle punched out by Torres.
19′: Nervous moments for SFFC. The Sounders get three corner kicks. Jeff Parke nearly heads on in, but Torres saves it. More danger on the other efforts, but a foul is called as a San Francisco FC player stays down.
18′: Noonan draws a foul for Seattle. Rosales plays it to Gonzalez, but his shot is well off target.
16′: Yet another free kick to San Francisco. Cross is blocked by the wall.
14′: Another soft free kick given to the visitors. Zach Scott wins the header.
12′: SAVE KELLER! Header nodded nod to Rolando Algadona in the box and he fires a shot that looks destined for the net if not for the Sounders FC captain. Wow…
10′: Mistake by SFFC’s Roberto Chen leads to a Rosales cross, but it’s cleared.
9′: San Francisco FC not hardly bunkering in…
6′: Good combo play from Seattle, but Rosales’ cross is off.
5′: Hopeful shot from de Avila it appeared. Must’ve been from 50 yards or so. Not dangerous at all.
2′: SAVE! Phenomenal stop by San Francisco FC goalkeeper Miguel Torres on a blast by Alvaro Fernandez. Nothing comes of the corner kick.
1′: And we’re underway!
Pregame: Sounders in Electricity yellow tonight as is CCL custom. San Francisco FC in all red. Referees from Costa Rica.
Pregame: Bryan Santamaria added to San Francisco’s bench. No. 43 we’re told.
Pregame: Tonight’s Kellerisms sign: “…anybody need a few frequent flyer miles?”
Pregame: Eric Hughes was San Francisco FC’s starting goalkeeper in the first leg. He’s not listed anywhere on the lineup sheet. They didn’t bring a PR guy, so this one is a little mysterious. I’ve heard a rumor that there were visa issues, but that’s unconfirmed.
Pregame: Remember, the Sounders are down 1-0 in the series and need a two-goal win tonight to advance to the CCL group stage.
Pregame: We’re about 20 minutes from kickoff. Some interesting changes to Seattle’s lineup as you can see in the post below.
Patrick Ianni has been dropped to the bench in favor of Zach Scott.
Roger Levesque has been dropped from the 18.
Pat Noonan is starting at forward.