It’s been a long time since Brian Schmetzer beat a KC MLS team. It was 2008, in the US Open Cup, when the Seattle Sounders advanced on penalties (6-5 in 7 rounds) due to Zach Scott. A lot has changed since that “win.” Schmetzer is now the head coach of a MLS side. The Wizards are now Sporting Kansas City. Both teams are in the playoffs, with one being in top form and the other just barely getting to the second season.
Thursday’s game could go to Extra Time. If the score is tied, there is no tie-breaker. Two 15-minute periods will be added onto the 90. If it remains tied, there could be kicks from the spot to determine who advances to face FC Dallas on Sunday.
Ismail Elfath is the center referee. Clint Dempsey is still out due to a heart issue. Dylan Remick will miss today’s match with a concussion. Andreas Ivanschitz is out with a knee sprain. Oalex Anderson is the only player listed as questionable. Yellow card accumulation from the regular season does not apply. Diego Rubio is the only player listed as out by Sporting KC. They do list Brad Davis (calf), Justin Mapp (calf) and Chance Myers (thigh) as questionable.
nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in altum
you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep
Keys to the Game:
- Shackle Feilhaber
- Get past Besler
- Marshall-Torres vs the cross
- For Schmetzer; For Our Future
How to Watch
Match date/time: October 27th, 2016, 7 PM
Venue: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, Republic of Cascadia
National TV: FS1 (Strong, Lalas, Binks)
National Spanish TV: UniMás (Guzman, Sol, Cabeza)
Local Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM (Johnson, Keller, Zakuani)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Africa: FOX Africa | Asia: BeIN Sports (ASIA) | Brazil: Globosat | China: LeSports | Europe: Eurosport | Latin America: FOX Latin America | Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sport | Singapore: Starhub | Taiwan: Sportscast | United Kingdom: Sky Sports
How I'm watching
Kit: This is Our Sound map, you will hear us
Scarf: No scarf
Where: Mt Anderson, New Jersey
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