Seattle tops Caledonia in Champions League opener

Seattle tops Caledonia in Champions League opener
Seattle Sounders' Fredy Montero, left, drives around Caledonia (Trinidad)'s Keyon Edwards (9) in the second half of a CONCACAF Champions League soccer match, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Seattle. The Sounderswon 3-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
SEATTLE (AP) - Andy Rose had a goal and two assists to help the Seattle Sounders beat Caribbean champion Caledonia AIA of Trinidad and Tobago 3-1 on Thursday night in their opening Group Four game in CONCACAF Champions League.

Sammy Ochoa opened the scoring for the Sounders in the 19th minute, and Fredy Montero made it 2-0 in the 30th and Rose connected in the 43rd. Kareem Joseph scored for Caledonia in the 50th minute.

The top teams in each of the eight three-team groups will advance to the quarterfinals.

Honduras' Marathon also is in Group Four.