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RECAP: Sounders FC win, draw in a pair of preseason friendlies in Mexico City

Seattle Sounders FC competed in a pair of preseason friendlies on Wednesday at the Mexico City complex where the team has been training for the past week. A group of First Team players played Club Atlético Zacatepec to a 2-2 draw, while a squad comprising First Team/Tacoma Defiance/Sounders Academy players topped Pumas UNAM U-20s by a score of 2-1. Forwards Raúl Ruidíaz and Jordan Morris scored a goal apiece in the first of the first match, while Danny Robles and Handwalla Bwana netted goals in the second scrimmage.


Head Coach Brian Schmetzer rolled out a back line of Kelvin Leerdam, Xavier Arreaga, Yeimar Gómez Andrade and Nouhou in the first scrimmage.