Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders FC

New England
0- 2
Seattle
WEDNESDAY, FEB 13 7:00PM EST Kino Veterans Stadium
FINAL: SEA 2, NE 0

TUCSON, Ariz. – Brad Evans converted a first-half penalty kick and Eddie Johnson added an insurance strike just before halftime as the New England Revolution suffered a 2-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC in the first game of the Desert Diamond Cup on Wednesday night at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The game was a physical – at times reckless – affair, featuring a total of six yellow cards and two red cards as New England’s Sainey Nyassi and Seattle’s Marc Burch were both sent off in the 80th minute. Additionally, the Revolution’s Clyde Simms and the Sounders’ Osvaldo Alonso were both subbed off before halftime when a scuffle ensued following a rough challenge on Chris Tierney.

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