Sporting Kansas City hosts Seattle Sounders FC. The visitors have the opportunity to shoot forward in the standings, while the hosts just hope to hold onto their spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs. Seattle is without signing Roman Torres and two depth players. Sporting lacks Benny Feilhaber, Matt Besler, Roger Espinoza and Ike Opara.
The two sides have a history of playing the full 94 minutes, so stay for the whole thing.
Tune in at 2 PM today on ESPN.
Referee: Armando Villarreal
MLS Career: 60 games; FC/gm: 22.9; Y/gm: 2.8; R: 17; pens: 16
AR1 (bench): Corey Parker; AR2 (opposite): Matthew Nelson; 4th: Marcos de Oliveira
Suspended: SKC: Feilhaber, Besler
Suspended next yellow: SSFC: Fisher, Pineda, Rose, Scott, Evans | SKC: Mustivar, Nagamura
International Absence: None
Simple Injury Report
Disabled List: SSFC: Correa, Craven, Torres| SKC: None
SKC OUT: Opara, Espinoza
Questionable: Okugo, Melia
Sounders OUT: None
Keys to Game:
- Set-piece defense
- Limit service to Dwyer
- Attention to detail (Sporing with 5 goals from PKs)
- Score early, score often (the Shield is in sight)
How to Watch
Match date/time: Sunday 27 September at 2 PM
Venue: Sporing Park, Kansas City, Kansas, We're Sorry It's So Flat
National TV: ESPN (Healey, Twellman Gonzalez)
Radio: No Radio (Fletcher, Keller will be on audio stream at SoundersFC.com
Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sports | Europe (excluding UK & Ireland): Eurosport | UK & Ireland: Sky Sports | Dohar, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines: BeIN Sports (ASIA / AUS)
How I'm watching
Kit: This is our Sound hoodie
Scarf: Enemy's Goal is Down
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