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Four-Goal Loss to Barca Not the First For Keller

An overmatched defense, a veritable firing range of opposing shots, and a lopsided 4-0 loss in front of a soldout crowd cheering on FC Barcelona? Seattle goalkeeper Kasey Keller had been there, done that. "I had my ass kicked once 5-1 at Camp Nou (Barcelona's 97,000-seat home stadium), so I've seen it before," admitted Keller, coming clean.

But this time, it was in his backyard, and a 16-3 shot differential could've made for a much worse final score than 4-0 last night in Seattle. With world stars Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry and Xavi all appearing to be firing on all cylinders even at this stage in their preseason, the outcome didn't come as much of a surprise. "I knew what would happen if they came with attitude," he said. "They did. I knew we were going to get peppered. They're the best team in the world."

 

 

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