Sounders FC start the 2023 MLS season on a strong note with a 4-0 win over Rapids

The Seattle Sounders were looking for a strong start to the 2023 MLS season. A 4-0 trashing of the Colorado Rapids Sunday Night at Lumen Field brought nothing but smiles and high-fives on and off the field.


Seattle Sounders FC 4 – Colorado Rapids 0

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Venue: Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field

Referee: Alex Chilowicz

Assistants: Ian Anderson, Chris Elliott

Fourth Official: Fotis Bazakos

VAR: Edvin Jurisevic

Attendance: 30,032

Weather: 40 degrees and clear


SEA – Cristian Roldan 25’

SEA – Jordan Morris 45’

SEA – Héber 53’

SEA – Jordan Morris 83’


COL – Kévin Cabral (caution) 87’


Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Alex Roldan, Yeimar, Jackson Ragen, Nouhou; João Paulo (Josh Atencio 80’), Albert Rusnák (Danny Leyva 85’), Cristian Roldan (Léo Chú 71’), Nico Lodeiro – captain, Jordan Morris (Dylan Teves 85’); Héber (Fredy Montero 71’)

Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Xavier Arreaga, Abdoulaye Cissoko, Reed Baker-Whiting, Kelyn Rowe

Total shots: 15

Shots on goal: 9

Fouls: 9

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 6

Saves: 2

Colorado Rapids – William Yarbrough; Keegan Rosenberry (Danny Wilson 71’), Andreas Maxsø, Lalas Abubakar, Alex Gersbach; Connor Ronan, Cole Bassett, Sam Nicholson (Braian Galván 83’), Ralph Priso (Max 80’); Michael Barrios (Kévin Cabral 71’), Darren Yapi

Substitutes not used: Jack Price, Bryan Acosta, Abraham Rodriguez, Steven Beitashour, Moise Bombito

Total shots: 10

Shots on goal: 2

Fouls: 15

Offside: 0

Corner-kicks: 5

Saves: 4

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