[MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN]
The Seattle Sounders made it two wins in two days with a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on
Thursday at Grande Sports World in Arizona.
Brazilian SuperDraft pick Fabio Pereira
out of Michigan scored in the eighth minute and trialist
, who plays internationally for Martinique, added the second tally as Sounders FC improved to 2-0-0 in the 2014 preseason. MLS: Preseason Schedule
After winning, 2-1, over San
Jose on Wednesday, the Sounders started a team that consisted of backups, draft picks and trialists.
The Whitecaps, who pulled one goal back in the opening moments of the second half on a
half-volley from Erik Hurtado
, started mostly first-team players. Coach Carl Robinson
did give starts to recent
Uruguayan signings Sebastian Fernandez
and Nicolas Mezquida
. Nigerian international right back Solomon Kwambe
, 20, also got a start as part of his tryout. NEW ENGLAND-FT. LAUDERDALE STRIKERS. Darrius Barnes
scored the game-winning goal in the first minute of stoppage time on as the New England Revolution wrapped up its Bradenton leg of preseason training with a 2-1 comeback
win over the NASL's Ft. Lauderdale Strikers. The Revs finished the 12-day trip to Bradenton with a 1-0-2 record. Dimitry Imbongo
equalizer for the Revs, who return to New England for indoor training before heading to in the Desert Diamond Cup, hosted by FC Tucson.
-- The Colorado Rapids rounded off their week in
Houston with a 3-0 win over Houston Baptist University on goals from Deshorn Brown
, Dillon Serna
and Samuel Galindo
. Colorado heads to Las Vegas next week for games against UNLV and Chivas USA.
-- The New York Red Bulls fell to USF, 2-0, in a closed-door
scrimmage in Orlando.
MLS PRESEASON, Weekend Schedule Feb. 7 in Abu Dhabi
FC Dallas vs. BK Hacken Feb. 7 in Tucson, Ariz.
Sporting KC vs. Indy Eleven
----------------------------------- Feb. 8 in Bradenton, Fla.
vs. Chicago (MLSSoccer.com stream
, 7 pm ET) Feb. 8 in Carson, Calif.
LA Galaxy vs. FC Shirak Feb. 8 in Irvine, Calif.
Real Salt Lake vs. UC Irvine Feb. 8 in Tucson,
Houston vs. San Jose (MLSSoccer.com stream
, 5 pm ET)
Portland vs. Seattle (MLSSoccer.com
, 8 pm ET) Feb. 8 in Deltona, Fla.
Philadelphia vs. Univ. of North Florida
----------------------------------- Feb. 9 in Tucson, Ariz.
Seattle vs. Vancouver
, 1:30 pm ET)