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Final: After nine yellow cards and one red card, the Sounders’ 120-minute training game against rival Vancouver ends in a 1-1 tie.
120′: Yellow card to Harlinton Gutierres.
118′: Red card to Seattle’s Jason Banton. Gaschk said the midfielder slipped en route to a two-footed tackle, but called the ejection “understandable.”
110′: Vancouver’s Cregg gets a yellow card. I have the count at eight bookings.
106′: A couple subs for the Whitecaps: Bryce Alderson and Caleb Clarke in for Franks and Mattocks.
101′: Now a yellow card to Vanzie.
94′: Caskey is the latest to pick up a yellow card. I think that’s six on the day.
91′: From Gaschk: “Steve Zakuani, Christian Siveback and Patrick Ianni were all held out of the match today for precautionary reasons.”
Start of the third period: Here’s Sounders FC’s new lineup (presumably most of them have some work to do to make the team) and also Vancouver’s…
Seattle: GK Bryan Meredith, D Amadou Sanyang, D Tim Pontius, D Harlinton Gutierres, D Ever Alvarado, M Cordell Cato, M Andrew Vanzie, M Alex Caskey, M Jason Banton, F Roger Levesque, F Babayele Sodade.
Vancouver: GK Andrew Fontein, D Russell Teibert, D Bilal Duckett, D Carlyle Mitchell, D Chris Estridge, M Long Tan, M Floyd Franks, M Patrick Cregg, M Michael Nanchoff, F Matt Watson, F Darren Mattocks.
End of second period: Each team has scored a goal today. There will be one more 30-minute period.
74′: Sammy Ochoa issued a yellow card, the fourth of the day. A couple minutes later Whitecaps defender Boxall is booked.
48′: GOAL SEATTLE! Servando Carrasco levels the score at 1-1 with a shot from inside the penalty box.
Start of second period: Here are the new-look lineups…
Seattle: G Andrew Weber, D Wes Feighner, D Zach Scott, D Andrew Duran, D Marc Burch, M Mike Seamon, M Servando Carrasco, M Andy Rose, M Lamar Neagle, F Sammy Ochoa, F David Estrada
Vancouver: G Brad Knighton, D Jordan Harvey, D Carlyle Mitchell, D Michael Boxall, D Greg Klazura, M Darren Mattocks, M Floyd Franks, M Gershon Koffie, M Lee Nguyen, F Davide Chiumiento, F Omar Salgado
End of first period: After 45 minutes, Vancouver holds a 1-0 lead. There’s another 45-minute period and then a 30-minute period to go. Expect to see some wholesale substitutions.
29′: Roger Levesque comes on for Fucito. Gaschk indicates this might be due to the earlier foul by Bonjour.
20′: Jeff Parke gets a yellow card, the third of the game already. He had just two in 2011.
14′: Sounds like a physical game. Vancouver defender Martin Bonjour just got a yellow card for a foul on Fucito. Whitecaps’ Harris also booked earlier for a foul on Fernandez.
1′: Goal Vancouver! Conflicting reports on who scored the opening goal according to updates from both teams. Gaschk described a couple Whitecaps as “massively offside.”
Pregame: Here are the starting lineups, with the Sounders group giving strong indications toward a starting group in 2012…
Seattle: GK Michael Gspurning, D Adam Johansson, D Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, D Jeff Parke, D Leo Gonzalez, M Mauro Rosales, M Osvaldo Alonso, M Brad Evans, M Alvaro Fernandez, F Fredy Montero, F Mike Fucito.
Vancouver: GK Joe Cannon, D Alain Rochat, D Jay DeMerit, D Martin Bonjour, D Young-Pyo Lee, M Camilo, M John Thorrington, M Jun Marques Davidson, M Atiba Harris, F Sebastien Le Toux, F Eric Hassli
Pregame: The training game will consists of two 45-minute periods followed by an additional 30-minute period.