2013 Feb 5

Sounders' first 2013 training match is a lone-goal loss

Preseason, Tucson Desert Friendly:
Seattle Sounders FC  0 - 1  Portland Timbers
Grande Sports World, Casa Grande, AZ

61' POR: Mikael Silvestre

Seattle: Marcus Hahnemann (Josh Ford 46'); Zach Scott (Deandre Yedlin 46'), Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (Shavar Thomas 46'), Djimi Traore (Leo Lelis 46'), Leo Gonzalez (Dylan Remick 30'); Mauro Rosales (Jennings Rex 46'), Servando Carrasco (Guy Essame 46'), Lebogang Moloto (David Estrada 68'), Steve Zakuani (Marc Burch 46'); David Estrada (Travis Bowen 46'), Sammy Ochoa (Babayele Sodade 46').

Portland: Milos Kocic (Jake Gleason 46'); Ryan Miller (Dylan Tucker-Gagnes 61'), Andrew Jean-Baptiste (Mamadou Danso 61'), Mikael Silvestre (Hanyer Mosquera 61'), Michael Harrington (Chris Taylor 61'); Diego Chara (Michael Nanchoff 61'), Will Johnson (Mobi Fehr 61'), Kalif Alhassan (Eric Alexander 61'); Diego Valeri (Sal Zizzo 61'), Darlington Nagbe (Jose Valencia 61'), Bright Dike (Danny Mwanga 55').

Live blog from Sounders FC:

First Half

Sounders FC XI: Hahnemann; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Moloto, Zakuani; Estrada, Ochoa.

Timbers XI: Kocic; Miller, Jean-Baptiste, Silvestre, Harrington; Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson; Alhassan, Dike, Nagbe.

7: Carrasco shown yellow for a tackle in the midfield.

9: Zakuani gets behind the defense but is flagged offside.

12: Ochoa fights for a ball and pushes up the right side, but his low cross is cleared.

15: Hahnemann dives to his right to snare a shot from Valeri on the right side.

17: Nagbe goes down and Moloto is shown yellow.

19: Hurtado gets a foot to a Portland ball up the left side and deflects it for a corner.

20: A high boot from Valeri takes out Moloto in midfield for a foul.

23: Valeri slips and draws a foul call on Traore just outside the box.

24: Hahnemann easily grabs the free kick from Johnson.

24: Dike cuts a left-footed shot just wide from the top of the box.

30: Estrada makes Harrington and Johnson look foolish on the right side, but nobody is there for his cross.

30: Looks like Remick came in for Carrasco and is playing in the midfield.

38: Miller shown yellow for a foul from behind.

39: Scott skies for a header off a ball from Rosales, colliding with Kocic.

39: Dike shown yellow for taking our Rosales against the sideline.

44: A ball comes in from the right side and eludes Johnson for a goal kick.

There is the halftime whistle. Sounders FC 0 and Timbers 0.

Second Half

Sounders FC XI(2): Ford, Yedlin, Thomas, Lelis, Remick, Rex, Essame, Moloto, Burch, Bowen, Sodade.

48: Valeri cuts a shot just wide from the left side.

50: Dike gets away with being offside and Ford makes a foot-save on his shot.

52: Dike and Ford collide in the box and Dike stays down after the play.

The referee calls for the cart for Dike.

55: Mwanga comes on for Dike and is flagged offside on his first touch

58: Ford snags a shot from Alhassan.

59: Rex gets out up the right side and takes an early shot that misses wide.

60: Burch slides in to clear a ball in the box for a corner.

61: What a series in the box. Ford and Yedlin make saves on the line, but Silvestre puts it away amidst the scrum for the goal. 1-0 Portland.

Mass substitution for Portland after the goal.

69: Mwanga clips a shot in the box and hits the crossbar. Ford smothers the rebound.

A few moments ago Estrada came back in to replace Moloto.

80: Remick is whistled for a foul when he takes out Nanchoff just outside the box on the right side.

88: The Sounders score, but the goal is waved off for a handball.

90: Rex gets a header away in the box just before the final whistle, but it is saved.

Final score: Timbers 1, Sounders FC 0.