Nelson Haedo Valdez gets a rest while Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins and Osvaldo Alonso start for Seattle Sounders FC. Valdez is on the bench. Surprisingly Friberg is not in the XI, with Gonzalo Pineda starting centrally. Brad Evans and Andreas Ivanschitz are the wide mids. That puts Zach Scott and Chad Marshall paired in central defense.
Your @SoundersFC starting XI against Vancouver: Frei Mears Marshall Scott Fisher Evans Alonso Pineda Ivanschitz Dempsey Martins— Sounders Matchday (@LIVESounders) September 19, 2015
The bench has significant firepower on it. Valdez, Pappa and Barret are the attacking options there.
And the subs: Perkins, Gonzalez, Roldan, Ockford, Pappa, Barrett, Valdez— Sounders Matchday (@LIVESounders) September 19, 2015
Vancouver is starting Teibert in Laba's place. Former Sounder Mauro Rosales is also on the field.
Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) September 19, 2015
#VWFC subs: 70.Paolo Tornaghi, 3.Sam Adekugbe, 9.Nicolás Mezquida, 20.Deybi Flores, 26.Tim Parker, 38.Kianz Froese, 88.Robert Earnshaw— Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) September 19, 2015