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  • November 2, 2011
  • • 10:20 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: J. Marrufo
  • • Attendance: 36021
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Real Salt Lake win Aggregate 3 - 2

Live Commentary

  • That's it! Real Salt Lake is through! What a game! And what a career for Kasey Keller
  • 90' + 4'
    Desperation time for Seattle now. Can it find one more chance?
  • 90' + 2'
    Yellow Card L. González
  • 90' + 1'
    Scott wins a header but nobody can get on the end of it at the far post
  • 90'
    Five minutes of stoppage time left
  • 89'
    SubstitutionJavier Morales Luis Gil
  • 87'
    RSL seems to have taken a little bit of momentum away from Seattle here. Just starting to inch forward and possess the ball a bit
  • 85'
    Five minutes to go. Can Seattle complete the comeback?
  • 79'
    Huge save Keller! It took 79 minutes for RSL to get a chance and Keller was up to the task as Espindola got behind Seattle's defense
  • 78'
    Alonso just high! RSL couldn't clear, and Alonso chested down and couldn't keep his half-volley down. This is absorbing stuff
  • 76'
    SubstitutionA. Saborío Yordany Alvarez Oropeza
  • 76'
    SubstitutionMichael Fucito S. Ochoa
  • 75'
    RSL switching to a 4-5-1 now. It's all hands on deck for the final 15 minutes
  • 73'
    Neagle serves the ball in, but Beltran heads it out. Beckerman can only hoof it hopefully long, and Seattle has the ball back quickly again
  • 70'
    RSL can hardly get the ball out of its own end right now. Friberg's shot blocked well by Beckerman
  • 69'
    Another shot from Neagle, but this one is comfortable for Rimando
  • 65'
    Neagle with a chance, but his volley goes high! RSL needs to do something to slow down Seattle's momentum here. No way will they hang on without some more possession.
  • 63'
    Yellow Card Roger Levesque
  • 61'
    Goal Lamar Neagle
  • 61'
    GOAL SEATTLE! Lamar Neagle finishes low and far post from close range off a great feed from Montero! Now it gets really interesting
  • 57'
    SubstitutionAndy Williams Ned Grabavoy
  • 57'
    Rimando got booked for smothering the ball after the goal, refusing to let Seattle grab it and take it back to midfield for the kickoff
  • 56'
    Yellow Card Nick Rimando
  • 56'
    Penalty Goal Osvaldo Alonso
  • 56'
    GOAL SEATTLE! Alonso goes straight down the middle and the Sounders are in with a shout!
  • 56'
    Beltran looks like he pulled down Fucito there. Borderline call.
  • 55'
    Yellow Card Tony Beltran
  • 55'
    PENALTY SEATTLE!
  • 50'
    Gonzalez with a great ball to Fucito behind the defense, but he fails to collect the bouncing ball. Seattle picking up where it left off in the first half, pressuring the visitors
  • 49'
    Neagle is played in at the byline, but his service to the near post catches Fucito at an awkward height, and it deflects off him right to Rimando
  • 48'
    Alonso collects a loose ball at the top of the box, but fires his shot well high
  • Second half is underway
  • Halftime. Somehow RSL has managed to keep this match scoreless after relentless pressure from the home side. Sounders need three in the second half
  • 45' + 3'
    Now Fucito gets in, but his volley is saved by Rimando at the near post.
  • 45' + 1'
    Another free kick chance and Montero gets a good strike off, but it's too close to Rimando, who saves
  • 44'
    Montero spins away from Wingert, but his finish is poor and he cracks his shot well over. That was another chance
  • 43'
    GOAL SEATTLE! But it's waived off! Montero finishes a loose ball, but he pretty clearly fouled Rimando just before
  • 42'
    And now another. Eight corners for the home side already
  • 41'
    Great pressure from Seattle the last several minutes, but no end product. ANOTHER corner won here
  • 40'
    Huge tackle by Parke on the other end saves a sure breakaway for Espindola
  • 36'
    Beltran with a huge save! Rimando punches out to Parke who hits a volley bound for the open net, but Beltran somehow gets his head in the way of the ball. Incredible save
  • 35'
    Levesque just over! Ball falls to him with his back to goal and he turns and fires over the bar
  • 33'
    Another free kick for the Sounders, and again the service is too low and headed away easily by Beckerman
  • 32'
    Seattle wins another corner, but Montero's delivery is poor. Need to start making the most of these set piece chances
  • 30'
    Seattle needs to find at least three goals in the next hour. A goal before half would be a huge boost
  • 28'
    Espindola gets off a good cross from the left flank, but great positioning from Gonzalez denies Saborio a sure headed goal
  • 26'
    Will Johnson loses the ball and Levesque squares to Friberg at the top of the box, but he can't get enough curl on his shot and it goes well wide
  • 23'
    RSL isn't messing around here, getting some heavy challenges in.
  • 21'
    SubstitutionBrad Evans Roger Levesque
  • 21'
    Wow, Seattle has to make its SECOND sub in the first 20 minutes, as Brad Evans is still suffering from that early challenge by Johnson. Levesque in the match
  • 21'
    Giveaway by Hurtado leads to a good low cross by Morales, that Hurtado has to go back and cut out
  • 18'
    Seattle pushing forward here, as you'd expect. RSL happy to absorb the pressure.
  • 14'
    SubstitutionÁ. Fernández Lamar Neagle
  • 14'
    Tough break for the Sounders, as Fernandez has to go off with a hamstring issue. Neagle in the match
  • 11'
    Johnson goes through Evans with a high boot. Nasty challenge and Evans is down getting medical attention
  • 8'
    What a chance Montero! Free-kick is flicked to the Colombian at the far post inside the six, who somehow conspires to miss wide of the near post on a volley. Should have buried it
  • 7'
    Just a reminder, RSL won the first leg 3-0, so Seattle needs at least three goals tonight
  • 5'
    Montero is down and has to limp off the pitch. Seems like he'll be ok
  • 3'
    Leo Gonzalez gets a low cross off, but Rimando sprawls out to cut it out
  • 2'
    Tough challenge by Wingert on Montero draws a foul. Wingert is a makeshift center back, so this will be a battle worth following tonight
  • 1'
    Here we go! Underway in rainy Seattle
  • And for Seattle: Keller; Scott, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Evans, Alonso, Friberg, Fernandez; Fucito, Montero.
  • The big news there is both Nat Borchers and Jamison Olave are out with injury
  • Tonight's #RSL XI: Rimando; Russell, Schuler, Wingert, Beltran; Beckerman (c), Williams, Johnson, Morales; Espindola, Saborio
  • Hello all, Seth Vertelney here to take you through tonight's Real Salt Lake/Seattle Western Conference Semifinal first leg