Manchester United earned its second straight 4-0 win to start the Premier League season by thrashing Swansea on Saturday, with Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial all scoring again for Jose Mourinho's side.
Tottenham broke its transfer record to make the club's first signing of the summer, bringing in Colombia center back Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a fee that could rise to 42 million euros ($49 million).
The road-heavy span is over. Seattle gets four of its next six matches at CenturyLink Field, starting Saturday against New England. And, of course, the MLS Cup rematch with Toronto FC looms a week later in Seattle.
Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer: "It's nice to be home, but it is a long season."
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