Nicolas Loderio scored two goals, Will Bruin had his third in the past two games and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 in the regular-season finale to wrap up the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference.
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.
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