Sounders FC capped the Arizona phase of training camp with a 2-1 win against Vancouver on Sunday, a familiar scoreline this preseason.
Seattle, now 3-0-1 in its exhibition schedule, had also beaten San Jose and the Whitecaps by the same margin Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.
Goals were scored by trialist Kevin Parsemain and midfielder Andy Rose. Parsemain’s was especially impressive as the 25-year-old Martinique international makes a strong push to earn a roster spot; his two goals are tied with Obafemi Martins for the team’s preseason lead.
New addition Marco Pappa made his first appearance Sunday, playing a role in the buildup to Parsemain’s goal in his 45 minutes. A couple new trialists have joined the group, midfielders Gonzalo Pineda and John Arroyo.
Vancouver’s Carlyle Mitchell scored his team’s lone goal with a header off a corner kick. The Whitecaps had missed a penalty kick earlier in the game through Russell Teibert, and Darren Mattocks nearly had a late equalizer, as well.
Here are the highlights:
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Feb. 5 — San Jose Earthquakes (W, 2-1)
Feb. 6 — Vancouver Whitecaps FC (W, 2-1)
Feb. 8 — Portland Timbers FC (T, 0-0)
Feb. 9 — Vancouver Whitecaps FC (W, 2-1)
Feb. 22 — Charleston Battery, 1:15 p.m.
Feb. 26 — Houston Dynamo, 11 a.m.
March 1 — D.C. United, 11 a.m.
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SOUNDERS FC 2, VANCOUVER 1
SEA – Kevin Parsemain 23′
SEA – Andy Rose (Sean Okoli, Chad Barrett) 50′
VAN – Carlyle Mitchell (Nicolas Mezquida) 78′
Seattle Sounders FC: Stefan Frei (Josh Ford 61′), Michael Azira (Dylan Remick 74′), Jalil Anibaba (Tarek Morad 61′), Damion Lowe (Jimmy Ockford 61′), Zach Scott (Aaron Kovar 61′), Sean Okoli (John Arroyo 61′), Andy Rose (Fabio Pereira 61′), Gonzalo Pineda (Alex Caskey 46′), Marco Pappa (Stefano Rijssel 46′; Dzenan Catic 74′), Chad Barrett (Miguel Gonzalez 61′), Kevin Parsemain (David Estrada 61′).
Substitutes Not Used: Kenny Cooper, Eriq Zavaleta.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC: David Ousted (Marco Carducci 49′), Steven Beitashour (Solomon Kwambe 46′), Andy O’Brien (Jay DeMerit 46′), Christian Dean (Carlyle Mitchell 46′), Jordan Harvey (Sam Adekugbe 46′), Matt Watson (Sebastian Fernandez 46′), Nigel Reo-Coker (Gershon Koffie 46′; Aminu Abdallah 66′), Daigo Kobayashi (Nicolas Mezquida 46′), Russell Teibert (Ethen Sampson 46′), Ben Fisk (Omar Salgado 46′), Erik Hurtado (Darren Mattocks 46′).
Substitutes Not Used: Simon Thomas, Andre Lewis, Adam Mena.
SEA – Chad Barrett (caution) 47′
SEA – David Estrada (caution) 76′