This week in MLS: In appreciation of Chris Wondolowski

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After a quiet game, Stefan Frei is up to the challenge late

Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei hadn’t had a lot to do. Then, deep in stoppage time, midfielder Benny Feilhaber fired off a would-be game-winner toward the top corner of the net. Frei timed his leap perfectly, pushing it over the bar to preserve a point for the hosts.

First impressions: Sounders 0, Sporting 0

The Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City played to a stalemate, a 0-0 draw on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. These are my first impressions: - Scoring is hard A soccer field is big and its nets are small. When a game kicks off, there are 11 men between an attacking team and the opposing...

Colorado knocks off visiting Vancouver

Lucas Pittinari scored his first MLS goal and Colorado beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night to end the Rapids’ 11-game home winless streak.

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City, notable notes and pre-match lineups

Below are the notable notes for Saturday night's Seattle Sounders-Sporting Kansas City match at CenturyLink Field: Jair Marrufo is the match referee, Corey Rockwell and Eduardo Mariscal are his assistants and Drew Fischer is the fourth official. The Sounders have dominated the all-time series against Sporting. Seattle has a 7-1-1 record against Kansas City in MLS...

Live chat: Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City

Join the conversation as the Sounders open a three-match homestand against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. Chat goes live a few minutes prior to the 7:08 p.m. kickoff.

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City, what to watch for

The Sounders begin a three-game home swing -- and play the first of three matches in eight days -- when they hosts Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field on Saturday night. Here's what to watch for. Last time out: Seattle 1, Kansas City 0 on March 8, 2014 at CenturyLink --  The Sounders left it until...