Both organizations have eyes in different directions. Off the field the Columbus Crew SC are staring at Austin, hands out begging. On the field they are in the playoff hunt, rebuilt after trading away two of their top three attacking talents. Seattle Sounders FC are at the bottom of the table, injuries ripping through the squad. Off the pitch there was a roar as fans objected to President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey’s statements over the weekend. He walked those back.
Hilario Grejada is the center referee.
950 AM KJR and El Rey 1360 have the radio call. Local TV is JOEtv, Univision-Seattle, and YouTube TV (Seattle & Spokane). Streaming is also on ESPN+, subject to blackouts.
Crew in brief
Record: 4-3-2 +3 5th in East, 7th in Shield
Last Five: L-L-L-D-W with five goals scored and seven conceded
Top Goal Scorer: Gyasi Zardes, five goals
Top Assist Leader: Federico Higuain, four assists
Sounders in brief
Record: 1-4-1 -4 12th in West, 22nd in Shield
Last Five: L-L-D-W-L with five goals scored and eight conceded
Top Goal Scorer: Will Bruin, two goals
Top Assist Leader: Nicolas Lodeiro, Cristian Roldan, two assists
How to Watch
Date/Time: May 5 at 1:00 pm
Location: CenturyLink Field
TV: JOEtv, Univision-Seattle
Streaming: YouTube TV
Radio: 950 KJR AM (English), El Rey 1360AM (Spanish)