Marathón Beat Seattle 2-1; Take Three Points In CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage

Seattle Sounders take on Marathón in tonight's match in the CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage. MLS supporters hope that Seattle can continue the league's perfect streak, but Seattle are the only MLS club starting the group stage in an away venue.

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Marathón 2-1 Seattle: Marathón Take All Three Points

Seattle were simply outplayed by the Honduran side. The Sounders kept losing balls in the middle, and Marathón kept collecting and running with them. While Seattle had plenty of chances, they just couldn’t put the ball in the net for an equalizer.

Marathón and Monterrey lead the group with three points each, while Samprissa and Seattle sit at the bottom with zero.

Sounders next host Monterrey on Wednesday, August 25th at Qwest Field.

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Marathón Take The Lead, 2-1, On A Penalty Kick

Tyrone Marshall, who should’ve never been in the lineup, sent his foot through a Marathón defender’s leg and both earned himself a yellow card and Marathón a penalty.

Nicolas Cardozo converted the penalty and now the Sounders need to pull another away goal back.

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Goal! Seattle 1-0 Marathon

Roger Levesque takes credit for the goal, but it was the work of Fredy Montero and Blaise Nkufo that gave him the opportunity. Montero pushed the ball from the far right corner to Nkufo, who gave it just the slightest backheel nudge to send it on to Levesque, who was waiting just outside the six yard box. Levesque sent it into the net, leaving the Marathón keeper looking confused.

Seattle scored an extremely important away goal with that move.

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