As the season comes to a close the Vancouver Whitecaps could be eliminated by the Seattle Sounders. On their side the Sounders could put themselves into a stronger playoff position taking over fifth with a chance over their next three games to earn a home game in the second season.
Without either Dempsey or Lodeiro the lineup head coach Brian Schmetzer puts out will lack a creator and a second scorer. The depth which struggled so much throughout the past year must come through if Seattle is to attain their goal.
Ricardo Salazar is the center ref for the game in his 227th MLS match. Clint Dempsey is still out due to his heart issue. Nicolas Lodeiro is suspended due to card accumulation. Kendall Waston of the Vancouver Whitecaps is also out for accumulation. Seattle will lose Osvaldo Alonso or Joevin Jones in their next match if they get a yellow today. Brad Evans is the only Sounders listed as questionable. Christian Dean, Kekuta Manneh, Ben McKendry, and Russell Teibert will all miss the game with various injuries.
nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in altum
you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep
Keys to Game:
- Keep the shutout
- Use crosses, without Waston they are vulnerable
- Play within your game
- Earn your glory
How to Watch
Match date/time: 5 PM, October 2nd, 2016
Venue: BC Place, British Columbia, Canada
Streaming: Fox Sports Go
Natinoal TV: Fox Sports 1 (Strong, Lalas, Stewart-Binks)
Local Radio: 97.3 FM (Johnson, Keller)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Canada: TSN2 | Brazil: Globosat | Latin America: FOX LATAM | Australia: BeIn Sports (AUS) | Europe: Eurosport | Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sports | Panama: TVN | Africa: FOX Africa
How I'm watching
Kit: This is Our Sound map, you will hear us
Scarf: Enemy’s Goal Is Down
Where: A friend’s place
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