2005 May 25
Seattle Sounders 3 - 0 Bosnia
Starfire Sports Complex, Tukwila, WA
Seattle: Preston Burpo (James Ward 46'); Taylor Graham (Ryan Edwards 46'), Jake Besagno, Gabe Sturm; Scott Jenkins (Jake Sagare 46'), CJ Klaas, Franklin Chacon, Brent Whitfield (Welton 73'); Roger Levesque (Ben Somoza 46'), Josh Hansen, Brett Wiesner.
Bosnia: lineup not available.
38' SEA - Jenkins (Wiesner)
57' SEA - Besagno (Chacon)
90' SEA - Klaas
Match report from the Sounders:
The Seattle Sounders played host to the All Nations Cup Champions, Bosnia, tonight at the Starfire Sports Complex. Three different Sounders scored to capture the exhibition match victory 3-0.
In the first minute of the match forward Brent Whitfield found himself wide open just inside the 18-yard box, and his strong unchallenged shot hit the post and deflected into the Bosnian defense. In the fourth minute a strong cross from outside midfielder CJ Klaas found the head of rookie forward Josh Hansen, and the shot was just wide of the net.
Mirza Memic of the Bosnian team challenged Sounders goalkeeper Preston Burpo in the 17th minute after breaking through the defense, but the shot was just wide of the goal.
In the 38th minute the Sounders found the back of the net on a through pass from forward Brett Wiesner to midfield veteran Scott Jenkins for the 1-0 lead.
In the 57th minute rookie Franklin Chacon struck a shot from 15 yards out which was blocked by the Bosnian goalkeeper. The rebound landed at the feet of defender Jake Besagno who slammed the ball into the back of the Bosnian net to make the score 2-0 Sounders.
In the final minute of the game CJ Klaas scored an unassisted goal to give the Sounders the 3-0 victory over the All Nations Cup Champions, Bosnia.
26' SEA - Levesque cautioned
87' SEA - Welton cautioned