Seattle Sounders was coming off a draw in its debut and on Tuesday it fell close to closing 2-1 at the hands of the Chicago Fire.
Seattle Sounders, current champion of the Major League Soccer, begins to complicate his classification to the round of 16 of the particular 2020 edition after adding his second game without victory.
After the goalless draw in its debut against San Jose Earthquakes, Rave Green lost 2-1 on Tuesday to Chicago Fire, for which he must fight Vancouver Whitecaps in his eagerness to qualify for the next instance.
The Peruvian Raúl Ruidíaz, the Uruguayan Nicolás Lodeiro and the Colombian Yeimar Gómez were starters in the Washington team, in the match played at the Walt Disney World Resort complex, in Orlando.
The advantage was held by Illinois with the opening goal of Slovenian Robert Beric after 7 minutes of complement, but the Kenyan Handwalla Bwana appeared to equalize the score at 32 ‘. However, American Mauricio Pineda hit six minutes to go and the Fire celebrated its debut in the competition, after being moved from Group A to B after a reorganization due to the losses of FC Dallas and Nashville SC.
In the winner, the Argentine Gastón Giménez started from the start and the Venezuelan Miguel Navarro jumped from the bench of substitutes. Chicago’s next engagement will be Sunday, July 19 against the Earthquakes.
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