Sounders Speak: Sigi Schmid Declares, “We’ve Got To Get Points!”

The MLS season has now passed the halfway point, and the Seattle Sounders need to launch a second half surge to maintain a reasonable shot of making the playoffs as the team was able to do in 2009 in its first season.

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup competition has found the Sounders performing successfully in the past two seasons.  Starfire Stadium at the team’s training facility in Tukwila has been a scene for great Sounder success with the latest chapter coming with last Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the L.A. Galaxy.

As enjoyable as those U.S. Open Cup victories are, MLS competition is a separate entity.  Sunday night the Sounders reenter that sphere in hosting FC Dallas at the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field beginning at 7:30 p.m.

This contest will mark the Sounders’ 25th consecutive sellout.  The team and its loyal fans know that time is of the essence if Seattle is going to move out of the second division ranks of the Western...

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