With only one loss in the last eight games, Seattle travels to Utah to take on Salt Lake, which is second in the West.
|Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Borchers, Schuler, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Morales, Velasquez; Garcia, Sandoval.
OUT: Rich Balchan (L shoulder surgery), Chris Schuler (L foot pain), John Stertzer (R shoulder surgery)
|Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Evans, Scott, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Carrasco, Neagle; Johnson, Martins.
OUT: Osvaldo Alonso (L adductor strain), Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Ashani Fairclough (L adductor strain)
- In a March 30 meeting earlier this year, Salt Lake won 2-1 over Seattle, with Luis Gil and Robbie Findley scoring the goals.
- Gil, as well as DeAndre Yedlin, will miss this match. They are with the U.S. team at the U-20 World Cup.
- RSL hasn't lost in four games, scoring 11 goals in that spell. Real is tied for second in the Western Conference with 27 points.
- In that run, Javier Morales has assisted four and scored one. Since returning from injury, Morales has three goals and five assists.
- Seattle has won six of the last eight. The Sounders are tied for fifth in the West.