The Union looks to get another result out west after a disappointing home loss to San Jose, while Seattle could extend its winning streak to four.
|Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Meredith; Scott, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Estrada; Montero, Johnson.
OUT: GK Josh Ford (R knee stress fracture); GK Andrew Weber (L ankle sprain); DF Michael Tetteh (L hamstring strain); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear)
DOUBTFUL: MF Alvaro Fernandez (R quad strain)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Patrick Ianni (lower back pain)
PROBABLE: MF Mauro Rosales (R foot contusion)
|Philadelphia Union (4-5-1): MacMath; Gaddis, Califf, Valdes, Williams; M. Farfan, Gonzalez, Okugo, Daniel, Adu; Pajoy.
OUT: MF Roger Torres (L knee surgery recovery); FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion)
DOUBTFUL: DF Gabriel Farfan (L hamstring strain)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Brian Carroll (R hamstring strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Seattle's record of three goals allowed is tied (with Kansas City) for fewest allowed in MLS.
- The Sounders haven't recorded a win against Philadelphia since the Union's first-ever game in 2010. Since then, Philly has beaten the Sounders twice and drawn once, when Seattle escaped PPL Park with a last-minute equalizer.
- Union defender Gabriel Farfan will be suspended for this game. Midfeider Keon Daniel returns from his suspension.
- The last time Philadelphia scored more than one goal in an MLS game was in a 2-0 win against Seattle on Oct. 8, 2011.
- Until Steven Lenhart's opener last week, the Union had not allowed a goal in 410 minutes of play.