Seattle Sounders Still a Work in Progress Heading into Cascadia Cup Clash

Sometimes winning can cure everything for a team in turmoil.

But for the Seattle Sounders, their 5-0 home win over FC Dallas on Wednesday night was just a temporary bandage that covered a litany of issues that still linger around the ninth-place club in the Western Conference. 

Sure, the optics look great for the struggling Sounders since they thoroughly defeated the club that will probably win the Supporters' Shield, but the three points at CenturyLink Field also came at a steep price. 

Star forward Clint Dempsey, who isn't exactly the coolest head in the Sounders lineup, was sent off in the first half for putting his hands in the face of Juan Esteban Ortiz. Dempsey is now unavailable for the vital rivalry clash with the Portland Timbers on Sunday at Providence Park. 

Earning a victory against a depleted FC Dallas side is one thing, but picking up three points on the road against a hated rival has the potentia...

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