2000 Jun 2
Bay Area Seals 2 - 0 Seattle Sounders
Hayward Stadium, Hayward, CA
69 BAY - Edwards (Baicher)
86 BAY - Kebreab (Weaver)
Bay Area: Jason Petronis; Troy Dayak, Tim Weaver, Tim Martin,
Angelo Sablo; Dean Dodds, Jason Clark (Matt Kirkpatrick 24), Ryan Edwards
(Steve Chirgwin 87), Jeff Baicher; Aman Kebreab, Marquis White (Kevin Eagleston
Seattle: Preston Burpo; Ali John Utush, Kieran Barton, Scott
Jenkins, Craig Waibel; Dick McCormick, Sean Henderson (Brian Wood 79),
Greg Howes (Rashid Utush 54), Viet Nguyen (Craig Tomlinson 79); Darren
Sawatzky, Erik Storkson.
Match report by based on the Sounders report:
The Seattle Sounders were defeated 2-0 by the
Bay Area Seals in Hayward, CA, to start their 3-match road trip. Former
Sounder Ryan Edwards scored the match winner for Bay Area on a header in
the 69th minute, assisted by Jeff Baicher.
The Seals received an insurance goal from Aman Kebreab in the 86th
minute. Kebreab received a long pass from Tim Weaver and was able to dribble
into the penalty area. Kebreab went one-on-one with Sounders goalkeeper
Preston Burpo, who came out of net, and Kebreab was able to bet by Burpo
and score into an empty net.
In a physical game, Sounders defender Kieran Barton was sent off in
the 63rd minute for a foul on Edwards.
Seals goalkeeper Jason Petronis made two saves to earn his first shutout
of the year. Seattle had won eight straight matches against Bay Area dating
back to 1998 before tonight's loss.
13 Clark (BAY) cautioned for a foul.
60 Sawatzky (SEA) cautioned for a foul.
63 Barton (SEA) sent off for a foul against Edwards.
Referee: Javier Padilla; Asst Refs: Thomas Branch, Colin Arbluster;
4th Official: Charles Mitchell