Sigi Schmid Tired of Viewing Same Old Movie

After a frustrating 1-0 loss at home to the vastly improved San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC Coach Sigi Schmid showed creative aptitude in constructing a movie analogy.

Schmid saw the loss as a case of playing with motivation through a large part of a match but losing concentration over the short haul with the result being a loss.

“You close your eyes for part of a film and you lose its entire thread,” Schmid said.

He zeroed in on the fact that the Sounders looked flat, listless, and lacked crispness as well as concentration early in the match, which saw the team lose twice in a row at the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field before the home faithful for the only time in the team’s history.

“We played poorly in the first 10 minutes,” Schmid said, “and then we rebounded.  The fact we rebounded did not enable us to win and that’s what counts.”

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