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Sounders v Chivas USA - Gamethread

This could be the most popular club soccer game of the week thanks to Univision Deportes picking up the game and pushing it to 8 PM. KONG 6/16 has the local broadcast. Two teams searching for identity face off as The Goats and Sounders attempt to course correct midseason.

Victor Decolongon

Nothing says Sunday in Seattle like great weather, some SeaFair events and roast Goat. Tonight's 8 PM match features all of the above and the hope for some fire, tacos and haircuts. To get there Seattle Sounders FC will have to take advantage of Chivas USA's newbs, a left side defense that's pretty weak and a center back that is quite accomplished at beating his own keeper.

Seattle has the opportunity to not just control the midfield, but to control all service. The Goats are better than they were but they still are not good. A weakened Sounders FC should be able to manage the game. Kennedy is a good keeper, but even the best can't stop everything - so show him everything.

Also, Fire.

TV: KONG 6/16 (Fletcher/Graham)
Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM (Fletcher/Graham)
Spanish Radio: La Gran D 99.3 FM (Aleman/Hernandez)
Spanish TV: Univision Deportes

Referee: Kevin Stott - MLS Career: 236 games; FC/gm: 25.6; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 60; pens: 50
AR1 (bench): Colin Arblaster; AR2 (opposite): Chris Strickland; 4th: Jesus Cisneros

Disabled List: SEA: Josh Ford, Steve Zakuani, CHV: Daniel Antuñez

Suspended: CHV: Eric Avila (through July 28)
Suspended next yellow card: SEA: Jhon Kennedy Hurtado
Suspended next two yellow cards: Eddie Johnson, Zach Scott - CHV: Mario de Luna, Bobby Burling, Carlos Alvarez, Gabriel Farfan,

International Absences: SEA: Eddie Johnson (USA)

Tactical Keys (be yourself and have fun are assumed)

  • Command and Control
  • Force Kennedy To Be Amazing
  • Be Excellent To Each Other
  • Give Me Fuel, Give Me Fire

Player Matchups

  • Djimi Traore v Cubo Torres
  • Rosales/Yedlin v some dudes
  • Mario De Luna v Dan Kennedy

How We're Watching
Scarf: Nos Audietis 2012
Kit: 2009 Rave Green
Where I'm Watching: Sec: 131

Nos Audietis In Somniis | Nos Audietis In Altum

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