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Better body language might help Sounders turn around skid

"We’re trying things but they haven’t clicked so we’re making small adjustments." — Stefan Frei

Nouhou, Léo Chú will be available vs. Austin FC

Raúl Ruidíaz is also getting closer to a return.

Nouhou will miss another game

This will be the third game the left back has missed

Cristian Roldan’s lingering concussion symptoms causing some concern

Sounders are a bit more optimistic that Nouhou could be back this week.

Raúl Ruidíaz likely out, again

This is already the third time the Sounders forward has been sidelined this season.

Brian Schmetzer has second-thoughts on game-altering sub

"Maybe we should have shut it down." - Brian Schemtzer

Josh Atencio will miss Timbers game

Albert Rusnák will at least travel.

João Paulo’s likely absence will test Sounders’ depth

Midfielder deemed "very questionable" for top-of-the-table clash with St. Louis City.

Lineup conundrum is ‘good problem’ to have

Brian Schmetzer still isn’t quite sure how to balance all the talent at his disposal.

Alex Roldán says MRI revealed ‘very minimal’ damage

Defender seems to think he’ll be fit for Saturday’s game against LA Galaxy.

Internationals return to Sounders training

Sounders hoping to get off to a better start against Galaxy.

Breakout performance may have earned Léo Chú another start

Alex Roldan’s uncertain injury status may open the door further.

Missing internationals won’t be used as an excuse by Sounders

Sounders confident they have the required depth.

Changes coming to Sounders’ starting lineup

The Sounders will feature new starters at both fullback positions.

Jackson Ragen returns to full training

Centerback came out of Saturday’s match with a rib injury.

Raúl Ruidíaz getting used to new training program

Sounders are intentionally limiting how much work their striker does in training.

Sounders want to be even sharper in front of goal

Despite scoring six goals, the Sounders are well aware that they’ve left some chances on the field.

Forwards put on a finishing show at training

Heber, Fredy Montero and Raúl Ruidíaz all look ready to go.

Sounders itching to play real matches again

Raúl Ruidíaz is questionable for Sunday’s season opener.

Sounders close out preseason with strong performances

Only negative from final day of preseason games was Raúl Ruidíaz missing due to a hamstring injury.

Club World Cup trip doubled as team-building exercise

Players were able to bond during the two-week overseas adventure.

João Paulo will play vs. Al Ahly, but Obed Vargas won’t

Vargas has been dealing with a right quadriceps injury.

One game will have to be enough prep for Sounders

It’s not ideal, but Sounders say they won’t allow lack of preseason games lower internal expectations for Club World Cup.

Sounders trim preseason roster ahead of first preseason matches

Sounders also announce a third preseason match.

Sounders scrimmage on final day of Seattle preseason

Team will leave to Spain on Saturday.

Sounders release preseason roster

Tate Schmitt is the only unsigned MLS veteran still training with first team.

Sounders already working on tactical tweaks

Brian Schmetzer admits that opponents had "found us out" last year.

Moods high for start to Sounders training camp

Craig Waibel indicated the core of the roster is set.

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