Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/12/12
Sounders 0 – 3 Galaxy Not the start to the conference finals series that we expected, eh? In fact it was a terrible showing on the Sounders part Sunday night. I am not sure if Sigi Schmid was banking on another blow out victory over the Galaxy at home next week, but he sure screwed the pooch with his starting eleven tonight. The Sounders went with only one forward, Freddy Montero, in a 4-5-1 formation. Mario Martinez did end up getting the start once again for the Sounders, but in a different spot on the field, he was in the right wing slot, with Alex Caskey on the left side, and Cristian Tiffert in a central mid field role. If it’s not broke, don’t fix it! But Sigi decided to change everything around anyways, and the result was hardly any scoring chances, while getting beat on defense with ease. Love ‘em Defense No, that was not a typo, I really think the defenders did an excellent job tonight, especially Zach Scott, and Jeff Parke, who came up huge in saving the score line from spiraling
PLAYERS: Sigi Schmid
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