Greg Vanney ruined the hype for what should have been a great televised match, and ESPN was excited to broadcast the rematch of MLS Cup winner and runner-up. Instead, Toronto FC is resting several players and the Seattle Sounders are off to a slow start. That’s not to say Saturday’s noon match is going to be easy. No game has been easy for Seattle this year, well, except for the LA game...that looked kind of easy. TFC is still pretty good and their depth players could perform, just as Seattle’s depth players have performed.
But, this is an opportunity to do to TFC what they did to Dallas last year - steamroll them.
Jair Marrufo is the center referee.
Injuries and Suspensions
Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley are in danger of suspension, but it would take two yellows. Many of Toronto’s more important players stayed home rather than travel to Seattle on short rest. Only Drew Moor (heart) is listed as out for TFC. Oniel Fisher, Chad Marshall, Henry Wingo, and Nouhou are all out for Seattle Sounders. Brad Evans, Aaron Kovar and Jordan Morris are questionable.
nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in altum
you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep
this is our Sound
Keys to the Game:
- Do not permit retreat. Do not permit surrender.
- Flood the left
- Vanney made a bad choice. Dominate.
- Seriously, just go off.
How to Watch
Match date/time: Noon PT, Saturday May 6, 2017
Venue: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, Cascadia
Online Streaming: Watch ESPN and other ESPN streaming options
National TV: ESPN (Healey, Twellman, Stewart-Binks)
Local Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM (Johnson, Keller, Zakuani)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Africa: FOX Africa | Australia: BeIn Sports (AUS) | Europe (excluding U.K.): Eurosport | India: DSports | Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sports | Taiwan: Sportscast | United Kingdom: Sky Sports
Bench: Miller, Alfaro, Evans, Mathers, Shipp, Fernandez, Adekoya
How I'm watching
Outfit: Sounder at Heart "Church is in Session" hoodie
Where: 214 (pre match at Temple)
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