Updated May 11, 2011 - 5:04 pm
Bring on the Portland Timbers
We put in enough work to deserve more than one point. D.C. was very motivated and had their backs to the wall. But we should have scored the first goal in that game with the chance Montero had, the Fernandez foul in the box and the goal that was called back. Goals change games and that would have changed that game for us.
In the end we mounted a comeback and then Rosales got hurt so we were playing with 10 at the end of the game.
Columbus was also sky high to play us, since they have never beaten Seattle. Many of their players told me after it was their best game of the season. We ran out of gas in the second half because Columbus put a lot of energy into the game. So getting at least a point in this game was OK. No points at D.C. was not OK.
But the most important thing is that this is Portland week. Bring on the Timbers. I think all the fans have been waiting for this since the awarding of the franchise to Portland was announced.
The players are anxious to get this one under way as well. There is a lot of pride at stake and I know that you the fans want to have a smile on your face after this game. The two cities are very competitive from industry to weather and certainly sports.
So without further ado bring on Saturday and the Timbers. You do not want to miss this one.
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