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Impact puts together improved display against Seattle

Impact puts together improved display against Seattle

Emotions were running high following the Impact’s 2-2 tie against Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday at Olympic Stadium. But although the Bleu-blanc-noir didn’t get the ideal result, it still put together an interesting display in terms of applying its principles of play.

Sure, when a team is drawing conclusions from a game, it looks to improve certain aspects of its play. But it also tries to pinpoint the positives in order to build on the work it has done in training. Here are examples of what the Impact did well against the Sounders.

Finding solutions when playing out of the back

Using Donadel’s quality in possession…

Breaking lines…

Having the patience and quality under pressure to build out of the back…

Scoring through build-up play…

… and on the counter

Winning balls higher up the field

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