Jul 19, 2014 at 9.05pm UK at ​CenturyLink Field
SeattleSeattle Sounders
SpursTottenham Hotspur
Pineda (33' pen.), Alonso (49'), Bowen (79')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Holtby (11'), Soldado (55' pen.), Falque (81' pen.)

Roberto Soldado pleased with pre-season goal

Roberto Soldado of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City at White Hart Lane on March 2, 2014
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Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado says that scoring against the Seattle Sounders has boosted his confidence.

Roberto Soldado has said that scoring during Tottenham Hotspur's pre-season draw with the Seattle Sounders was "important for his confidence".

The striker fired the ball in from the penalty spot in the second half of the 3-3 draw at CenturyLink Field yesterday evening.

The 29-year-old told the club's website: "The goal is important for my confidence, we all want to score, but most important is the work for the team.

"It's all about learning how the head coach [Mauricio Pochettino] wants us to play and physical preparation and it was a good start to pre-season with this game.

"I want to work hard for the team, I believe in the team and the head coach and I think it's all positive for us to have a great season."

Soldado scored 11 goals for Tottenham during his first season at the club.

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against West Brom on August 17, 2013
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