Patrick Ianni, Seattle Sounders advance in U.S. Open Cup
Seattle Sounders defender and Lodi native Patrick Ianni, front
left, battles with Los Angeles Galaxy’s Adam Cristman as Seattle
goalie Terry Boss, back, knocks the ball away during the second
half of a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals match in Tukwila, Wash., on
Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Seattle won 3-1.
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 7:44 am, Thu Jul 14, 2011.
Former Lodi High School soccer star and U.S. Olympian Patrick
Ianni helped anchor a dominating defensive effort to help the
Seattle Sounders defeat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-1 in a U.S. Open
Cup quarterfinal match on Wednesday night in Tukwila, Wash.
The Sounders are now headed to the semifinals where they will
host FC Dallas on Aug. 30. Seattle is hoping to win its third
straight Open Cup championship to become the second team to win
three titles in a row in the 98-year history of the tournament.
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:44 am.