"It's frustrating, but what are you going to do, stop creating chances?" Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said after the game. "For some reason at home right now ... maybe there's some cellophane around the goals."
Seattle striker Fredy Montero seconded the frustration after his team had all the best chances on goal. "The team played very well and we showed desire," Montero said. "He's a good goalkeeper. He got the shutout, even though our keeper didn't have a dangerous ball and left with a clean uniform."
Seattle (9-6-11) moved to 38 points after 26 games played and is still in contention for the postseason; however 10 other MLS teams are also in position to end up in the top eight in the league and get a playoff spot. Chivas USA has 37 points but has played two fewer games, giving it an advantage. Seattle now plays three of its final four games on the road.
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