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Seattle Sounders' Shane O'Neill reacts after scoring against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders beat FC Dallas, advance to Western Conference final

Shane O’Neill scores on a header early in the second half and Seattle hangs on for a 1-0 win.

 

Seattle Sounders' Nicolas Lodeiro (10) is congratulated on his goal by Jordan Morris (13), who had an assist, during the first half of an MLS playoff soccer match against Los Angeles FC on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Defending champs moving on as Sounders oust LAFC

Seattle opens the playoff with a 3-1 win and advances to face FC Dallas in the Western semifinals.

 

Seattle Sounders FC will be looking to defend its MLS Cup championship when the playoffs begin Nov. 21. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

POLL RESULTS: Voters predict a title for the Sounders

Nearly half the voters picked Seattle to claim its second straight MLS Cup and third in five years.

 

Jordan Morris and the Seattle Sounders head into the MLS postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

POLL: How far do the Sounders advance in the MLS playoffs?

Defending league champion Seattle enters the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.

Jordan Morris and the Seattle Sounders head into the MLS postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, right, takes a shot in front of LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Sounders’ regular-season finale has big playoff implications

Seattle can finish anywhere from first in the Western Conference to fourth after Sunday’s game.

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, right, takes a shot in front of LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
LA Galaxy forward Cristian Pavon, left, trips Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Sounders score in stoppage time, draw with Galaxy

Raúl Ruidíaz scores in the third minute of injury time as Seattle salvages a 1-1 tie.

LA Galaxy forward Cristian Pavon, left, trips Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Seattle Sounders' Will Bruin reacts after scoring in stoppage time against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Bruin scores in stoppage time, Sounders draw with Timbers

Seattle and Portland remain tied at the top of the Western Conference after the 1-1 match.

Seattle Sounders' Will Bruin reacts after scoring in stoppage time against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Sounders’ Wednesday match against Rapids postponed

Colorado has had an outbreak of COVID-19 and Seattle’s Ruidiaz also tests positive while with Peru.

Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan hops into the arms of Jordan Morris who scored against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Morris, Andrade score, Sounders defeat Real Salt Lake

First-place Seattle wins 2-1 for its third straight victory and fifth in its past six matches.

Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan hops into the arms of Jordan Morris who scored against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo, second from right, celebrates with Kelvin Leerdam, right, and Cristian Roldan, third from right, after Paulo scored against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Big 2nd half lifts Sounders to win over Whitecaps

João Paulo and Raúl Ruidíaz score after halftime to lead Seattle to a 3-1 victory over Vancouver.

Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo, second from right, celebrates with Kelvin Leerdam, right, and Cristian Roldan, third from right, after Paulo scored against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal

Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal

Seattle’s two-game win streak comes to an end with a 1-0 loss on the road to Portland.

Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal
Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC

Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC

Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice as Seattle rolls to a 3-0 victory.

Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC
Sounders set club record in rout of Earthquakes

Sounders set club record in rout of Earthquakes

Seattle wins 7-1 to set the mark for most goals in a game in team history.

Sounders set club record in rout of Earthquakes
Sounders settle for 2-2 road draw with Real Salt Lake

Sounders settle for 2-2 road draw with Real Salt Lake

Nicolas Lodeiro and Yeimar Gomez score for Seattle in the game.

Sounders settle for 2-2 road draw with Real Salt Lake
Sounders game off as players protest racial injustice

Sounders game off as players protest racial injustice

Seattle was set to play Wednesday night in Los Angeles; five total MLS games postponed in protest.

Sounders game off as players protest racial injustice
Sounders give up 2 late goals in loss to Fire

Sounders give up 2 late goals in loss to Fire

Seattle now stands at 0-1-1 in the MLS is Back tournament at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Sounders give up 2 late goals in loss to Fire
Sounders, Earthquakes draw in return to action

Sounders, Earthquakes draw in return to action

Stefan Frei makes a number of quality saves as Seattle and San Jose tie 0-0 in the MLS is Back tourney.

Sounders, Earthquakes draw in return to action
Risky proposition for Sounders, MLS

Risky proposition for Sounders, MLS

Much more than a tournament at stake as Seattle, league prepares for resumption of play next month.

Risky proposition for Sounders, MLS
Sounders, rest of MLS to resume season this month

Sounders, rest of MLS to resume season this month

The league and its players reach a labor deal that includes a tournament in Orlando.

Sounders, rest of MLS to resume season this month
Ban on large gatherings forces shakeup to Seattle sports

Ban on large gatherings forces shakeup to Seattle sports

The Mariners, Sounders, Dragons and UW all have March home events that will be altered in some way.

Ban on large gatherings forces shakeup to Seattle sports
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