Chicago Fire became the latest team to suffer at the hands of Seattle Sounders, who have made a fast start in the 2019 MLS campaign by getting a 4-2 victory during the weekend. This was the third successive victory for Seattle Sounders, who do not have an inspiring pre-season. In fact, Brian Schmetzer was extremely disappointed to see his team lose most of the pre-season friendly matches and he had to stay very positive even after this poor form. However, Seattle have been able to continue the excellent form from the end of 2018 season even in 2019.
Seattle Sounders were knocked out of the MLS Cup conference semifinals last season by Portland Timbers. Now, Brian Schmetzer is targeting a victory in the MLS Cup due to this strong start. This is the second time Seattle have been able to score three or more goals already this season. Victor Rodriguez, Jordan Morris, and Nicolas Lodeiro came up with goals inside the opening 50 minutes to put a solid advantage for Seattle, who threatened to suffer the first dropped points of the season when goals from Raheem Edwards and Fabian Herbers was able to pull the home team to a 3-2 score for a brief period.Ruidíaz made sure of the three points for Seattle Sounders with a goal two minutes from normal time.
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