Alex Roldan scored his very first MLS objective and the Seattle Sounders matched the organization record for video games without a loss to open up a period at 12, tying the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday evening.
The Sounders (7-0-5) connected the mark held by the Los Angeles Galaxy (1996, 2010), Kansas City (2000) as well as Real Salt Lake (2014 ). They will have an opportunity to climax Wednesday night in the house versus Houston.
Roldan pounced on defensive miscue and scored on a right-footed shot from the right side of the area in the 41st min. The objective was validated by VAR Review.
The Rapids (5-3-2) connected it in the 58th min when Michael Barrios settled Sam Vines’ cross, made a lessening right into the center of the area and also completed a left-footed shot with a deflection.
. NWSL Sees Record Viewership For Challenge Cup Opening Match On CBS
The National Women’s Soccer League kicked off its 2020 Challenge Cup on Saturday afternoon on CBS as well as the match in between defending champ North Carolina Courage and also Portland Thorns FC amassed the most audiences in organization history.
According to CBS Sports PR, the match attracted 572,000 customers a 201% increase over the organization’s previous high for viewership.
Challenge Cup Opener on CBS is Most-Watched @NWSL Match Ever pic.twitter.com/BpB9SivpFi
— CBS Sports PR (@CBSSportsGang) June 30, 2020
The suit, which saw the Courage win 2-1 many thanks to a stoppage time strike from Lynn Williams, bested the previous high of 190,000 visitors for a suit between Portland as well as Houston in 2014. The NWSL is the first expert group sports league to return in the United States, with the rest of the organization’s 23-game event airing on CBS All Access.
The championship suit of the competition is set to return to the network on Sunday, July 26.