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Photo courtesy of Minnesota United FC

Preseason Match Four: Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Minnesota United FC 1

Following the team’s first match in the Desert Diamond Cup, Seattle Sounders FC met NASL side Minnesota United FC in a friendly match on Thursday morning. The Sounders starting XI featured players who did not start in the club’s match against FC Tucson.

Sounders forward Kenny Cooper opened the scoring in the 45th minute, only to have Minnesota United and USMNT player Miguel Ibarra equalize five minutes later. The match resulted in the Rave Green’s first draw of its 2015 preseason campaign.


Seattle Sounders FC 1 – Minnesota United FC 1
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Venue: Kino Sports Complex (Tucson, Ariz.)
Weather: Partly cloudy and 69 degrees 


SEA – Kenny Cooper 45’
MNU – Miguel Ibarra 50’


MNU – Goalkeeper (caution) 55' 


Seattle Sounders FC: Troy Perkins; Oniel Fisher (Jimmy Ockford 45’), Jimmy Ockford (Damion Lowe 31’), Zach Scott, Andres Correa (Aaron Kovar 45’); Benji Joya (Cristian Roldan 45’), Andy Rose, Cristian Roldan (Giuliano Frano 31’), Aaron Kovar (Darwin Jones 31’); Chad Barrett (Kenny Cooper 31’), Kevin Parsemain (Vic Mansaray 31’)

Substitutes not used: None 

Minnesota United FC: 

Substitutes not used: None