Seattle completes a hectic month with a trip down to California to face the Goats, who recently won their first home game of 2012.
|Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Riley, Califf, McKenzie, Jazic; Bolanos, Minda, Moreno, Villafana; Correa, Angel.
OUT: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Ben Zemanski (R knee MCL sprain)
|Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Meredith; Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Burch; Rosales, Alonso, Rose, Estrada; Montero, Johnson.||
OUT: GK Josh Ford (R knee stress fracture); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); DF Michael Tetteh (L hamstring strain); FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear)
DOUBTFUL: GK Michael Gspurning (R hip strain); DF Patrick Ianni (lower back pain); MF Brad Evans (R calf strain)
PROBABLE: MF Alvaro Fernandez (R quad strain); DF Leo Gonzalez (L quad strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Chivas USA started the season with five consecutive home losses before beating the LA Galaxy in the SuperClasico last week.
- Seattle conceded four goals in the opening 10 games of the season. It leaked four goals in the last two, most recently a 2-0 loss to the Columbus Crew at home on Wednesday.
- Fredy Montero leads the league in shots (62) and shots on goal (23) but only has four goals.
- Dan Kennedy is second in the league with 46 blocks. Oswaldo Minda is tied for most yellow cards in MLS with six.
- Both teams have played 12 games. Seattle is third in the West with 23 points; Chivas is sixth with 14.