TORONTO, ONTARIO – DECEMBER 10: Jozy Altidore #17 of the Toronto FC keeps an eye on the ball against the Seattle Sounders during the 2016 MLS Cup at BMO Field on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Seattle defeated Toronto in the 6th round of extra time penalty kicks. (Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Five thoughts on the MLS Cup Final

The Seattle Sounders have won MLS Cup despite failing to put a shot on goal. The last time they didn’t put a shot on target? July 24th, the last match they played before Sigi Schmid was fired as manager. They lost 3-0 that day to Sporting KC, and barely even attempted a shot. But the […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – DECEMBER 07: The Philip F. Anschutz trophy is seen on the field before the start of the match between Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Toronto FC, the Seattle Sounders and the MLS Cup: How did they get here?

We’ve arrived at the final stop of the long, winding road that is the MLS season. Toronto FC play the Seattle Sounders at what will be a packed BMO Field on Saturday at 8:00 et, finishing off a season that included everything from a major Drogba controversy to the ongoing demise of the North American […]

COMMERCE CITY, CO – NOVEMBER 27: Osvaldo Alonso #6 of Seattle Sounders holds up the MLS Western Conference Trophy after defeating the Colorado Rapids 1-0 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on November 27, 2016 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Seattle Sounders outlast the Colorado Rapids and are off to the MLS Cup Final

After languishing near the bottom of the Western Conference for nearly 2/3 of the MLS regular season, the Seattle Sounders have clinched a berth in the MLS Cup Final following their 3-1 aggregate victory over the Colorado Rapids in the conference final. It’s a remarkable revival fueled by then-interim coach Brian Schmetzer and midseason signing Nicolas […]

SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 08: Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders FC dribbles against the New England Revolution at CenturyLink Field on March 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Seattle Sounders are the new favorites to win the MLS Cup

It may not seem like this but the Seattle Sounders have greatly improved and are arguably on their best form in years. And them peaking at the right time, could give them the one trophy they have been striving for since entering MLS in 2009, the MLS Cup. If you haven’t been following the Sounders, […]

Mexican teams dominate in the CONCACAF Champions League, part 2

The semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League are set, and it will feature all-Liga MX teams with Club América and Tigres scoring wins over Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake respectively. Tigres will face Querétaro and Club América will take on Santos Laguna in what should be some amazing soccer to be played. The day’s […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – OCTOBER 01: Jordan Morris #9 of the USA celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the 1st minute of the 2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying match against Canada at Sporting Park on October 1, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Can we all please stop overhyping Jordan Morris?

If you haven’t heard the news, Jordan Morris has signed a deal with the Seattle Sounders after turning down Werder Bremen in the German Bundesliga. Over the past day, we have gotten take after take on if this is good or bad for Jordan Morris, if this is good or bad for U.S. Soccer, if […]

SEATTLE, WA – APRIL 13: A general view during the match between the New England Revolution and the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on April 13, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Best and worst MLS kits for the 2015 season

Every year, every team in MLS unveils one or two new kits. We at 32 Flags are here to rank each kit, both home and away and determine where each team ranks overall in their kit designs. Some of these kits, we agreed with how they looked while some others, we highly disagreed. Hopefully, with […]

What Do You Need To Know About The MLS Cup Playoffs?

The international break is over and we’re back onto club soccer for the rest of the year. Amid the great games in Europe in which we will be watching, MLS is entering into the first leg of the Conference Finals this weekend. The second legs will be played next weekend. MLS is halfway into the […]