Seattle could do Cascadia rival Vancouver a favor by dampening Dallas's playoff bid in Sunday's match.
|Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Burch; Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Tiffert; Johnson, Montero.
OUT: FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); DF Andrew Duran (L ACL surgery)
DOUBTFUL: DF Leo Gonzalez (R hamstring strain); DF Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (facial fracture)
|FC Dallas (4-4-2): Hartman; Loyd, Pertuz, Hedges, Benitez; Rodriguez, Villar, Jacobson, Ferreira; Perez, Castillo.
OUT: DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Jackson (R quad strain); MF Brek Shea (abdominal strain); GK Chris Seitz (illness); DF George John (R ankle sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Dallas is four points out of a playoff spot with two games remaining. Seattle has already wrapped up a postseason berth.
- Seattle hasn't beaten FCD at home since 2009. Dallas has never beaten the Sounders at home.
- Eddie Johnson, the United States' two-goal hero in World Cup qualifying against Antigua and Barbuda, has scored 14 goals this season. In his last year in MLS before leaving for Europe, 2007, he scored 15 goals for Kansas City.
- Blas Perez has scored three goals in the last two games, taking his season total to eight.
- Julian de Guzman and Zach Scott are suspended for this match.