MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Seattle Sounders FC
Seattle finally has a win, but it's a long way to climb back up the table, and Philadelphia has the league's hottest forward.
By Keith Hickey
|Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Parke, Okugo, Gaddis; Cruz, Carroll, Daniel, M. Farfan; Casey, McInerney.
QUESTIONABLE: Danny Cruz (R ankle contusion)
|Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Joseph, Caskey; Zakuani, Neagle.||
OUT: David Estrada (L eye injury)
QUESTIONABLE: Patrick Ianni (R foot fracture), Eddie Johnson (L hamstring strain), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Seattle has scored just three goals this season, the least potent offense in MLS.
- The Sounders have kept it tight at the other end, however. Their five goals allowed is tied for second-best defense in the league.
- Two former Seattle players, Jeff Parke and Sebastien Le Toux, are now with the Union.
- Philadelphia striker Jack McInerney is tied for the league lead in goals, with six. He was named the MLS player of the month for April.
- Seattle's 1-0 victory over Colorado in its last game was the team's first victory of the 2013 season.
Top 3 Predictions
Philadelphia Union 3-1 Seattle Sounders FC
- 22.22 %
Philadelphia Union 0-2 Seattle Sounders FC
- 22.22 %
Philadelphia Union 6-1 Seattle Sounders FC
- 11.11 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 4, 2013||Philadelphia Union 2 - Seattle Sounders FC 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 5, 2012||Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Philadelphia Union 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 8, 2011||Seattle Sounders FC 0 - Philadelphia Union 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 16, 2011||Philadelphia Union 1 - Seattle Sounders FC 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jun 27, 2010||Philadelphia Union 3 - Seattle Sounders FC 1|
|Oct 26, 2013||Philadelphia Union 1 - Sporting Kansas City 2||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 1||MLS|
|Oct 12, 2013||D.C. United 1 - Philadelphia Union 1||MLS|
|Oct 5, 2013||Philadelphia Union 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|Sep 27, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 0 - Philadelphia Union 1||MLS|
|11||Sebastien Le Toux||Midfielder|
|34||Jhon Kennedy Hurtado||Defender|
Times In EDT
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed