SEATTLE (AP) — It only took Seattle defender James Riley a second to remember what happened the last time the Los Angeles Galaxy played a regular season game in Seattle.

Riley said: “I know there was a refund and it wasn’t pretty.”

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So consider the Sounders ready for Tuesday night’s Major League Soccer season opener when Seattle hosts Los Angeles to begin the league’s 16th season.

In May, the Galaxy beat the Sounders 4-0 in Seattle. The loss was so embarrassing that Seattle’s management offered a refund to season ticket holder.

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Los Angeles followed up with a 3-1 home win in July, then dispatched the Sounders 3-1 in the two-game home-and-home playoff series.

In six meetings, Seattle has just one victory against Los Angeles.

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