NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday match against the Vancouver Whitecaps. The atmosphere was electric, and the players on both sides of the ball want to win this as much as the fans want them to. Super sub Freddy Montero bailed out the Sounders with his game winning goal in the 64th minute. Eddie Johnson added one later.
Did you miss the Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us the Vancouver offence played reasonably fair but did not offer much on target, as the goals for the Caps’ came from defence and midfield. Despite allowing 2 goals Joe Cannon played well, making a couple of excellent stops.
NWSB Senior Editor Q weighs in this week with some news on the up and coming team in the MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps have lost in the last three finals to Toronto FC and the two met in the first leg on Wednesday in a truly intriguing game from start to finish. Jay DeMerit has been immense in the heart of the defense.
The Seattle Sounders, an MLS powerhouse and ugly stepsister to the Vancouver Whitecaps come into town to play the last ever match at historic Empire Field on Saturday. The Whitecaps have won their past two games at home though and don’t appear to want to be gracious hosts. If Eric Hassli can break his scoring drought the homeside could steal a win…