MLS action resumes with Seattle Sounders 16th game of the 2017 season. The defending MLS Cup Champions are only 6th in the West and 13th in the Shield race due to a 5-6-4 -4 record. They face New York City FC. NYCFC is 3rd in the East due to their 7-5-3 +8 record. That’s good for fourth overall.
The Blues leading scorer is David Villa with 8 goals. Their leading assist man is Maxi Morales with seven assists, but he is out this match.
Will Bruin and Clint Dempsey lead the Rave Green with 4 goals. Joevin Jones and Nicolas Lodeiro are tied with five assists.
City is particularly dangerous in the final 30 minutes with a +10 goal differential in the final third of the match. Seattle is only plus four at that point.
The Sounders are looking to end a three-game road losing streak.