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Borussia Dortmund defeats Sounders in international friendly

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Seattle Sounders defender Kelvin Leerdam  goes down as he battles with Borussia Dortmund midfielder Immanuel Pherai  during the first half of a friendly soccer match Wednesday  in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren / AP)
Seattle Sounders defender Kelvin Leerdam goes down as he battles with Borussia Dortmund midfielder Immanuel Pherai during the first half of a friendly soccer match Wednesday in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren / AP)
Seattle Times

SEATTLE – Borussia Dortmund of the German Bundesliga proved a bit too much for the Seattle Sounders in a 3-1 victory in an international friendly Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field.

Paco Alcácer sent a right-footed shot from outside the box past goalkeeper Bryan Meredith in the 50th minute to make it 2-0 Borussia Dortmund.

Jonathan Campbell scored Seattle’s goal in the 54th minute on a header from the center of the box to the right corner. Joevin Jones assisted with a cross following a corner.

Marius Wolf’s shot from outside the box went past Meredith in the bottom right corner in the 36th minute. Mario Gotze had the assist.

Jadon Sancho added the final goal for Borussia Dortmund in the 77th minute, assisted by Raphael Guerreiro.

The Sounders face a quick turnaround, hosting the Western Conference 10th-place Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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