CD Olimpia can be eliminated for the Group Stage if they lose tonight's match. Any other result means that all three teams in the Group still stand a chance at advancing to the Knockout Round. For this reason, and due to there being a rather important league match on Sunday, Sigi Schmid traveled with a group of mostly reserves. Together those reserves have six non-MLS opponent road CCL match wins among them.
Zach Scott (with the Sounders) and Gonzalo Pineda (prior to Sounders) have two such wins. Lamar Neagle and Andy Rose were both involved in a single such Sounders win. Perkins and Frei were both on the bench when the Impact and TFC won such matches.
That's a bit of veteran leadership to guide the team through what will be a difficult game that pushes the Sounders to their limits.
As a reminder Away Goals are a tie-breaker in these tiny three-team groups, so snagging one, or more, of those would be good.
How to Watch
Match date/time: Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 7 PM
Venue: Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
National TV: FS+ (Rogondino, Dunseth)
Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM (Fletcher, Hahnemann, Weber)
Online: FoxSoccer 2 Go
How I'm watching
Kit: just a green shirt
Scarf: Enemy's Goal is Down
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