full time: After falling nearly 2-0 in the second half, the Seattle Sounders returned to the Buffaloes for their ticket punch for the second straight MLS Cup final. Did Bruin start the comeback with a goal in the 75th minute; Raul Ruidaz equalized in the 89th minute; And Gustav Svensen caught the winner in the 94th minute.
It was the first time the Saunders had eliminated a multi-goal deficit in a playoff game and their eighth straight postseason win. They have also won 15 straight home playoff games.
The Saunders will now face Columbus Crew in the MLS Cup on December 12.
Sound 3, United 2: Gustav Svensen went to a corner from Nicolas Lodero in the 94th minute to catch the winner. The Saunders eliminated the 2-0 second-half deficit to get it out.
Sound 2, United 2: Raul Ruidias brought the Saunders back to a 2-0 deficit, finding an equalizer in the 89th minute when he picked up a ball from a corner kick to the backpost. This is the ninth playoff goal of his career.
Sound 1, United 2: Just as the match was starting to slip, Will Bruin pulled back in the 75th minute to maintain the game. Bruin picked up a shot blocked by Raul Ruidiaz and beat Dane St. Clair from a great distance post.
Sound 0, United 2: Jordan Morris returned to United about a minute after the shot was fired from the post and scored from a well-formed free kick. Emmanuel Reinoso hit a brilliant free kick that found the head of the outstanding Debassi, who easily beat Stephen Free.
Time Disliked QU Lodge Equalizer: Raul Ruidiaz appeared to equalize in the 54th minute, but was denied when he was thought to have hit Michael Boxell in the build-up.
Half time: Sounders created some chances, but eventually came down to 1-0 after a brilliant free kick from 30 yards by Emmanuel Renoso. Both Shane O’Neill and Alex Rolden picked up yellow cards that could force Brian Schmidtzer to think of some peace.
Sound 0, United 1: Emmanuel Reynos hit a superb free kick in the 29th minute from about 30 yards out to give the Lones an early lead. Shane O’Neill was a little lucky that he wasn’t red-carded for defamation.
Well, it’s time. The Seattle Sounders are in the Western Conference finals and their opponents Minnesota United. Arrived here by sending sounder FC Dallas And LAFC. Posted the same 3-0 score lines against Colorado Rapids And Sporting Kansas City Their first conference to go to the finals.
The Underdog narrative certainly applies to Adrian Heath when he encounters Saunders. He is 0-7-1 against Saunders all the time, his teams have scored four goals in just eight games – and never more than one. He seems to love Moniker, so we’ll see how it goes for him tonight.
Out: Danny Leva (M) – Right quad pressure
Out: Tyler Miller (GK) – back injury
Out: IK Opara (D) – Unknown injury
Out: Louis Amrela (F) – Ankle injury
Out: Sam Gladell (D) – Unknown injury
Out: Kevin Partida (M) – Unknown injury
Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referee: Corey Rockwell, Cameron Blanchard
Fourth Official: Joseph Dixon
Where: Timothy Ford
Match date / time: Monday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Lumen field
St online streaming: Fubo TV (Affiliate link)
National English TV: FS1 (Strict, Holden)
National Spanish T.: Fox Sports
Local radio: 950 KJR-AM Seattle (Johnson, Weber)
Local Spanish radio: L. R. 1360 (Rodriguez, Makada, Tapia)
Highlights will be posted as the match progresses.
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