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Mix of Sounders starters and reserves travel to Honduras

Starting XI will likely look very similar to this.
Starting XI will likely look very similar to this.
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There's been no official list released, but the Honduras media has been doing its best to figure who traveled with the Seattle Sounders to Tegucigalpa for Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League group stage match against Olimpia.

One thing we know for sure: None of the Sounders' "stars" made the trip. Obafemi Martins, Clint Dempsey, Osvaldo Alonso, Nelson Haedo Valdez, Brad Evans, Erik Friberg and Román Torres were all among the players who stayed in Seattle. That's not a huge surprise given what head coach Sigi Schmid told the media before boarding a plane on Monday.

Now, we have some images of the Sounders training, which sheds further light on the group that did go:

Here's the list of players the editors of Sounder at Heart came up with based on these images: Thomás, Aaron Kovar, Damion Lowe, Victor Mansaray, Gonzalo Pineda, Zach Scott, Jimmy Ockford, Dylan Remick, Tyrone Mears, Andy Rose, Marco Pappa, Lamar Neagle, Micheal Azira, Darwin Jones and Cristian Roldan. There was also a picture of Troy Perkins in the airport and Stefan Frei sent out a tweet suggesting he made the trip. All together, that's 17 players. While it's possible there's still one player left unaccounted for, it's also entirely possible the Sounders traveled with smaller-than-normal group.

Put them all together and there's actually a decent mix of starters and reserves. If Schmid chooses, he could actually put out a slightly stronger group of starters for Wednesday's game than he did for the home leg, with the notable caveat that the bench would be significantly weaker.

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