[digg=http://digg.com/soccer/Seattle_Sounders_FC_0_Houston_Dynamo_0_MLS_Playoffs]In an ill-tempered but entertaining affair last night at Qwest Field in Seattle, the Seattle Sounders and Houston Dynamo battled to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their home and away MLS Western Conference Semifinals series.
The teams will meet again in Houston on November 8th to determine who plays the winner of the L.A. Galaxy – Chivas USA series in the Western Conference Finals.
Houston Dynamo (0-0-1) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (0-0-1)
October 29, 2009 — Qwest Field
Houston Dynamo — Pat Onstad, Andrew Hainault, Bobby Boswell, Geoff Cameron, Mike Chabala, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Stuart Holden, Brad Davis, Brian Ching (Cam Weaver 89), Dominic Oduro (Luis Angel Landin 79).
Substitutes Not Used: Wade Barrett, Ryan Cochrane, Tally Hall, Eddie Robinson, Craig Waibel
Seattle Sounders FC — Kasey Keller, James Riley, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Patrick Ianni, Leo Gonzalez, Osvaldo Alonso, Brad Evans, Steve Zakuani (Sebastien Le Toux 82), Nate Jaqua, Freddie Ljungberg, Fredy Montero (Roger Levesque 63).
Substitutes Not Used: Terry Boss, Stephen King, Zach Scott, Peter Vagenas, Tyson Wahl Seattle Sounders FC Houston Dynamo
SEA — Fredy Montero (caution; Unsporting Behavior) 16
HOU — Pat Onstad (caution; Unsporting Behavior) 16
SEA — Osvaldo Alonso (caution; Reckless Tackle) 64
SEA — Brad Evans (caution; Tactical Foul) 68
HOU — Brian Mullan (caution; Unsporting Behavior) 71
HOU — Mike Chabala (caution; Tactical Foul) 75