MLS Cup Playoffs 2014: Seattle vs. FC Dallas 2nd Leg Score and Twitter Reaction

It wasn't pretty, but the Seattle Sounders advanced to the Western Conference final after a 0-0 draw with FC Dallas on Monday night at CenturyLink Field, moving on by an aggregate score of 1-1 on away goals.

This was the first year that Major League Soccer used the away-goals rule in the playoffs. Away goals don't technically count double—which is often how they're described—but in order to go on, Dallas needed a minimum of one goal on Monday in order to advance.

That gave Seattle the incentive to park the proverbial bus and play for the draw.

Entering the second leg, however, Sounders center back Zach Scott denied that he and his teammates would revert to a defensive position and protect their slim lead.

"We’ve never really adjusted the way we play around a specific result we need to get," Scott said, per's Ari Liljenwall. "We’re not going to bunker in, we’re not going to look for any specific ...

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