Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Martins gets two quick goals for Sounders
February 5th, 2014 5:36PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN] Obafemi Martins scored twice off feeds from Andy Rose two minutes apart in the first half as the Seattle Sounders opened preseason play with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz. Jairo Arrieta's goal gave the Columbus Crew a 1-0 win over Swedish champion Malmo in Bradenton Fla., while the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA played to a 2-2 tie in a scrimmage at StubHub Center.

MLS: Preseason Schedule

SEATTLE-SAN JOSE. Stefan Frei, acquired from Toronto FC, went the distance in goal for the Sounders against San Jose, which pulled on goal back in the 86th minute when new signing Atiba Harris found Mike Fucito in the box. With DeAndre Yedlin just returning, Jalil Anibaba, a pickup from Chicago, started at right back for the Sounders. Other offseason acquisitions to start for Seattle were Chad Marshall, Tristan Bowen and Kenny Cooper.

PORTLAND-HOUSTON. The Timbers for goals from Will Johnson and Maximiliano Urruti  in the last 10 minutes to win the second game of the day in Tucson nightcap, 2-0, over the Dynamo. The Timbers finished the game with their first team on the field. It included Maryland GA draft pick Schillo Tshuma on the wing.



COLUMBUS-MALMO. Gregg Berhalter's first game in the charge of the Crew wasn't decided until Arrieta's winner in the 50th minute. U.S. national team defender Michael Parkhurst immediately stepped into the Crew's starting lineup alongside draft picks Patrick Slogic (Cornell) and Ben Sweat (USF) and second-year Homegrown player Chad Barson on the backline.

LA GALAXY-CHIVAS USA. New Canadian signing Rob Friend made his presence felt in the Galaxy attack, scoring after just five minutes off a free kick from Juninho, who added the second Galaxy goal. After a switch of players, Chivas USA equalized thanks to goals by Jacob Barron and Matt Fondy.



TORONTO FC-D.C. UNITED. Bright Dike, who is a longshot to earn a Nigerian World Cup berth, scored the only goal in the 85th minute for Toronto in its 1-0 win over D.C. United. Michael Bradley started his first game for Toronto, playing in midfielder alongside young Canadian international Jonathan Osorio.



VANCOUVER-INDY ELEVEN. On the comeback trail after missing the 2013 season with a foot injury, Omar Salgado scored two late goals to give the Whitecaps a 3-2 win over Indy Eleven, the NASL expansion team making its competitive debut. The 'Caps went with mostly youngsters, giving the captain's armband to GA pick Christian Dean. Two other draft picks, Jamaican Andre Lewis and Senegalese Mamadou Diouf, also started.



MLS PRESEASON, Wednesday
Feb. 5 in Carson, Calif.
LA Galaxy 2 Chivas USA 2
Feb. 5 in Bradenton, Fla.
Columbus 1 Malmo FF 0
Toronto FC 1 D.C. United 0
Feb. 5 in Tucson, Ariz.
Seattle 2 San Jose 1
Portland 2 Houston 0
Feb. 5 Casa Grande, Ariz.
Vancouver 3 Indy Eleven 2

MLS PRESEASON, Thursday
Feb. 6 in Bradenton, Fla.
New England vs. Ft. Lauderdale Strikers
Feb. 6 in Casa Grande, Ariz.
Seattle vs. Vancouver
Feb. 6 in Houston
Colorado vs. Houston Baptist Univ.
Feb. 6 in Orlando
New York vs. USF


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Canada: Toronto FC wins sixth Voyageurs Cup    
Toronto FC won the 2017 Canadian Championship with a 2-1 win over the Montreal before 26,539 ...
What They're Saying: Dennis Crowley    
"It's like craft beer growing because people like the idea of something personal, local, not the ...
MLS Closeup: Accam schorcher adds fuel to raging Fire    
The Chicago Fire has been so bad for so long any talk of titles and trophies ...
Open Cup: Defending champion FC Dallas advances    
Mauro Diaz had a goal and an assist to lead defending champion FC Dallas to a ...
MLS Expansion: FC Cincinnati breaks new ground    
FC Cincinnati, which hosts the Chicago Fire Wednesday in a round-of-16 of the U.S. Open Cup ...
Video Pick: Will Ferrell begs Chicharito to join LAFC     
Comedic actor Will Ferrell, also a part owner of the Los Angeles franchise set to join ...
MLS Today: Orlando's Larin cleared to play again    
Less than two weeks after his DUI arrest and suspension for three games, Orlando City star ...
Streaming: Fox Sports will air UCL games on Facebook    
UEFA became the latest organization to start streaming on Facebook, teaming with U.S. broadcaster Fox Sports ...
OTT: What NBC's new EPL package means for viewers    
NBC Sports Digital has announced a new "Premier League Pass" as part of its NBC Sports ...
What They're Saying: Ronald de Boer    
"It's very difficult to find action photos of Frank, that's why they use me instead." -- ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives