FT: I’ll be the first one to say that I just didn’t see this result coming. Some bad bounces and clinical finishing from LAFC means they steal all 3 points while being severely short handed coming into this one. Seattle had their chances but couldn’t put them to bed. Oh well, I guess.
86’: Welp. That’s the dagger.
You tell us. pic.twitter.com/27DDANRP3Y— Sounder At Heart (@sounderatheart) October 12, 2020
77’: Pick that out, Nico.
NIC L DEIR pic.twitter.com/MnTyOIOBMt— Major League Soccer (@MLS) October 12, 2020
65’: Just one of those games, I guess.
Ginella's first goal for @LAFC makes it ✌️-0! #LAFCvSEA pic.twitter.com/rCIHN0mFKm— Major League Soccer (@MLS) October 12, 2020
58’: COME ON
This is getting very old. pic.twitter.com/QZN0C3x5Kl— Sounder At Heart (@sounderatheart) October 12, 2020
Halftime: What a frustrating first half from the Sounders. LAFC is already weakened with their lineup, and then they have to use 2 first half subs. LAFC go up because of a great freekick and the Sounders have wasted their chances.
A more clinical second half is needed.
15’: Welp. That’s not how you defend a free kick.
Perfect ball from Atuesta— Major League Soccer (@MLS) October 11, 2020
Good finish from Musovski @LAFC take the lead! #LAFCvSEA pic.twitter.com/ZXYzbjT63h
13’: Andy Najar came on for the injured Kaye, and now he’s being subbed off due to injury.
5’: Mark-Anthony Kaye is being carried to the locker room after this injury.
Here's the tackle. pic.twitter.com/lemcyZyAhl— Sounder At Heart (@sounderatheart) October 11, 2020
Lineups: The Sounders are playing their third match this week but aren’t rotating a bunch. The only change from their win over Real Salt Lake is Brad Smith starting at leftback over Nouhou.
LAFC’s lineup is very grim. They’re without a lot of starters.
The Seattle Sounders make the trek to the City of Angels to take on LAFC. The last time the Sounders played LAFC in LA was pretty neat. They clinched their ticket to the 2019 MLS Cup Final with a 3-1 victory over the 2019 Supporters Shield winners. Currently, the Sounders are on a 3 game winning streak, while also winning 5 of their last 6.
LAFC has looked a bit like a ship without a captain, due to injuries and a shaky backline. They’re without their MVP, Carlos Vela, along with Brian Rodriguez and Diego Rossi because of international duty.
Absences: Injury, international duty and suspension
OUT: Danny Leyva (M) - left foot fracture
OUT: Joevin Jones (M) - right high ankle sprain
OUT: Trey Muse (GK) - concussion
International duty: Xavier Arreaga (D), Raul Ruidiaz (F), Gustav Svensson (M)
OUT: Carlos Vela (F) - Grade 2 MLS sprain
OUT: Tristan Blackmon (D) - undisclosed injury
International duty: Diego Rossi (F), Brian Rodriguez (F), Jose Cifuentes (M), Diego Palacios (D)
Referee: Ramy Touchan
Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Jeremy Kieso
4th Official: Alejandro Mariscal
VAR: Ricardo Salazar
How to Watch
Match date/time: Sunday October 11th at 4:00pm
Venue: Banc of California Stadium - Los Angeles, CA
Online Streaming: Fubo TV (affiliate link)
National English TV: ESPN (Healey, Twellman)
Local Radio: 950 KJR-AM Seattle (Johnson, Webber)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda, Tapia)
Local Spanish TV: KUNS-TV Univision-Seattle
Let's do this.— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) October 11, 2020
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Highlights will be posted as the match progresses.
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