The Sounders open the Desert Diamond Cup against the Revolution.
The Seattle Sounders will field what should be pretty close to their first-choice lineup in their Desert Diamond Cup opener against the New England Revolution.
Sounders FC XI: Gspurning; Johansson, Traore, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Zakuani; Estrada, Johnson.
The most notable absences are Christian Tiffert and Mario Martinez. Tiffert has been nursing an injury, while Martinez has only been training with the team for one day.
Revolution XI: Shuttleworth, Tierney, Goncalves, Soares, Farrell, Nguyen, Simms, Cisse, Latigue, Fagundez, Bengtson.
The Revolution are without DP Saer Sene and Federal Way native Kelyn Rowe.