Seattle Sounders vault right into playoff field, "" not hing on the laurels of CCL""


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The mood around Seattle Sounders FC brightened a little Tuesday evening, thanks to a 1-0 house gain FC Dallas that relocated them approximately sixth location in the Western Meeting standings. The result came using midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro's 39th-minute charge kick, putting their captain at 18-for-18 from the spot in normal season play. And while the performance possibly wasn't a radiant promotion for the attractive video game, three points is all that gets on the Rave Green's mind this time around of year. " Sometimes you just require to grind out results similar to this when you're going through a hard spell, and we just required that goal, fortunately," claimed onward Jordan Morris, a Globe Cup hopeful with the US guys's nationwide team Seattle entered the match after losing five of their previous 7 video games, an uncharacteristic completely dry stretch that's fueled problems of if an Audi 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs-less fall awaits. That's amid the backdrop of a club that's made 13 straight postseason appearances, certifying every year because their growth season in 2009. The Rave Environment-friendly aren't out of the timbers yet, with 11 regular-season games remaining as the march toward Choice Day on Oct. 9 continues. But there's some light jabbing through as Week 24 gets underway, with Wednesday evening's match in between rival Portland Timbers and also Nashville SC of specific significance offered the Western Conference ramifications around them. Yet, again, Seattle's collective takeaway after the Dallas suit was clear. " The efficiency most likely had not been as much as our criterion," stated midfielder Albert Rusnak, "however at this point in the period and also with an excellent amount of losses in the last couple of games that we played, it was all concerning winning, obtaining 3 points and moving up in the table. " Hey hey! Then comes a quick time out for the majority of players throughout celebrations around the MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on Aug. 10 in Minnesota. Morris and also Ruidiaz will represent the club there in advance of holding Real Salt Lake on Aug. 14. Over the playoff line in the meantime, and also holding themselves to a requirement that's clearly noticeable on Puget Noise, the Sounders may slowly be advancing forward. " We need to regroup as well as we have to focus on the last 10, 11 video games that we have in the period in order to press over the playoff line and end as high as we can so we can hold a championship game," Rusnak said. " Yet today was an excellent start to with any luck a winning run. We go to Atlanta on the roadway as well as we come back at residence against Salt Lake, one more team that's over us in the standings similar to Dallas today. Every game is very important at this phase of the period "

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