A few links for today:
- The Seattle Sounders finally won, beating the Colorado Rapids last night and will take on the Portland Timbers Saturday in the next round of the MLS playoffs. The winner of the Galaxy-RSL series takes on the victor of that two game contest.
- Mexico finally won in San Diego Wednesday night before an unusually small crowd that illustrates the depth of the skepticism over the quality of this Mexican team, while the U.S. women drew New Zealand.
- Chivas USA plays its final game of 2013 in Tuscon. Tickets to the Nov. 15 friendly against minor league opposition go on sale at noon today.
- Torrance midfielder Anika Rodriguez and her U-17 U.S. teammates open play in the world championship against Trinidad & Tobago in Jamaica. Fox is offering free streaming of the game that kicks off at 4 p.m. today on its FoxSoccerGo app.