Though Osvaldo Alonso is not starting, the current three DPs for Seattle Sounders FC are. Nominally listed as a 4-4-2 all of Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins and Nelson Haedo Valdez are on the field. The traditional midfielders are Brad Evans, Erik Friberg and Gonzalo Pineda.
Your @SoundersFC Starting XI: Frei Mears Marshall Torres Fisher Evans - c Pineda Friberg Valdez (!) Dempsey (!!) Martins (!!!) #SJvSEA— Sounders Matchday (@LIVESounders) September 13, 2015
The defense is as expected with Torres and Marshall manning the middle.
Andreas Ivanschitz is on the bench.
And the #Sounders bench: Lyon, Scott, Remick, Roldan, Ivanschitz, Pappa, Neagle #SJvSEA— Sounders Matchday (@LIVESounders) September 13, 2015
Charlie Lyon replaces Troy Perkins in the 18.
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