MLS Cup 2009 will be played in Seattle.
The league's championship match will be held in the Emerald City, which is a great sign for the fledgling franchise. More than 20,000 season tickets have been sold, the club looks about as strong an expansion team that this league has seen and now this.
Kudos to the Sounders. I'd say they have a shot of playing in the game but that's a stretch at this point of the season, no matter how good the team looks on paper. They will have their growing pains for sure. It may be a month or two, maybe less, but they'll struggle like all other expansion teams have struggled.
Still, the preseason could not have come to an end any better for Seattle.