Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice as host Seattle Sounders defeated the 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 Saturday afternoon in a Cascadia Cup clash at CenturyLink Field.
Lodeiro scored both of his goals in the opening 31 minutes for the Sounders, who are undefeated in four matches this month, with two wins and two draws.
The Whitecaps played the final 15 minutes shorthanded after midfielder Efrain Juarez was issued yellow and red cards by referee Chris Penso in the 77th minute for a hard foul and dissent.
The Seattle Sounders have parted ways with Norwegian midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem after just six months in MLS.
Wolff Eikrem joined Seattle in January from Malmo in Sweden and made 17 appearances, scoring twice, including a winner against D.C. United last month.
Eikrem spent the past three seasons with Malmo...