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Seattle Soccer Examiner

Friday, February 27, 2009

Montero scores twice as Sounders win in Argentina, 3-1

Fredy Montero ignited the attack in the second half, scoring twice in a 4-minute span as Sounders FC came from behind to open its Argentina preseason tour with a 3-1 win over Estudiantes de La Plata on Friday afternoon.

Nate Jaqua pulled the visitors level in the second minute following halftime of the 70-minute match. Estudiantes, using a mixture of first team reserves and youth players, had staked a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute.

Montero, who came on at the break, put Seattle in front, 2-1, in the 54th minute and made it 3-1 in the 58th.

Sounders FC faces CED, a collection of local free agents on Saturday afternoon at 4 pm local.

Scoring Summary
EST-Germano 20’
SEA-Jaqua (Nyassi) 46’
SEA-Montero (Jaqua) 54’
SEA-Montero (Alonso) 58’

Seattle Sounders FC Lineup (4-4-2): Kasey Keller; Nathan Sturgis, Tyrone Marshall, Patrick Ianni, James Riley; Sebastien Le Toux, Brad Evans, Osvaldo Alonso, Sanna Nyassi; Nate Jaqua, Roger Levesque (Fredy Montero 36).

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