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Sounder At Heart May 28, 2015

Sounders vs. Rapids, recap 2015: Marco Pappa's first stands up as winner

Sounders only need one to beat the Rapids for the 13th time in 17 all-time meetings. Marco Pappa picked a fine time -- and a fine way -- to get his first goal of the season. Pappa's 16th minute beauty stood up as the only goal of the match as the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Wednesday to vault, at least temporarily, into the Supporters' Shield lead. There was never little doubt as to what the Rapids intended to do: defend, defend, defend and look for the counter. If the Sounders hadn't jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 16th minute, it could have gone very different. As it...
Seattle Times May 28, 2015

First impressions: Sounders 1, Rapids 0

Marco Pappa netted his first goal of the season and the Sounders took over first place in the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field. These are my first impressions: - Marco Pappa was on his game. Pappa’s opening goal was an impressive piece of skill […]
Sounder At Heart May 27, 2015

Marco Pappa curls in his first goal of season, with his right foot

Marco Pappa is a left-footed player. A very left-footed player. But don't you dare start thinking he can't use his right. Need proof? Check out his first goal of the 2015 season. Text book stuff right there, settling it with his left before switching over to his right and lofting in a beautiful shot that should be put in a museum. Not a bad time to get it either as the the Rapids looked to be settling into a nice shell.

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