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Team Comparisons: Sounders v. Tottenham Hotspur

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Final post in a series of graphics featuring team stats, player comparisons, and interesting facts about the Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur.

Jan Kruger

You've seen the Seattle Sounders vs. Tottenham Hotspur match-up data, which highlighted goals scored, strengths and weaknesses, and defensive stats.

You've had time to compare specific players on both teams. I hope you also read the great insight from commenters about which Spurs players to keep an eye on, and which key ones will be missing for this weekend's friendly.

Now, let's take a look at Part 3: team comparisons.

While I did not produce a full match-up graphic this week—opting instead for a more light-hearted approach—the Sounders front office has a few updates to quench your thirst. A press release provides some insight into how the Sounders plan to approach this match. Get to know the Sounders FC secret weapon: newly signed Xander Bailey. Ross Fletcher also does his typical Scouting Report video, which includes this quote:

They have a very attacking mindset. Mauricio Pochettino likes to play either a 4-2-3-1 or a 4-3-3. There's a real emphasis on getting players forward. They play a high tempo. They love to press in midfield. And watch for their fullbacks, who charge forward at almost any occasion.

Sound familiar?

Whether you're on Team "Eternal Blue, Forever Green" or "Come on You Spurs," I hope you enjoy this weekend's friendly.