SEATTLE. Seattle Sounders manages to recover against SJ Earthquakes with a goal on the J. Ebobisse 4′ and a goal on the C. Cowell 75′. Seattle Sounders was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the CenturyLink Field stadium in Seattle on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Marcos de Oliveira with the collaboration of Jeff Hosking and Chantal Boudreau. The 4th official was Ricardo Fierro.
Seattle Sounders was in firm control of the ball 56% while SJ Earthquakes was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
SJ Earthquakes was more pushing with 47 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough SJ Earthquakes to win the contest.
Seattle Sounders shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, SJ Earthquakes shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Seattle Sounders received 1 yellow card (A. Rusnak). On the other side, SJ Earthquakes received 1 yellow card (Rodrigues).
After playing this contest, Seattle Sounders will have 41 points to hold in the 11th place. On the opposite side, SJ Earthquakes will have 35 points to sit in the 14th place.
Seattle Sounders – Formation
Seattle Sounders started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Brian Schmetzer decided to play with the following team: Stefan Cleveland, Yeimar Gómez Andrade , Xavier Arreaga , Nouhou Tolo , Alex Roldán , Josh Atencio , Albert Rusnák , Jordan Morris , Nicolás Lodeiro , Cristian Roldán and Fredy Montero .
The home team had on the bench: Dylan Teves, Jimmy Gerardo Medranda Obando, Danny Leyva, Kelyn Rowe, Stefan Frei, Ethan Dobbelaere, Léo Chú , Will Bruin and Jackson Ragen .
Seattle Sounders made 5 changes: J. Morris for D. Leyva (46′), X. Arreaga for J. Ragen (69′), F. Montero for W. Bruin (69′), A. Rusnak for L. Alves Chu Franco (69′) and A. Roldan for D. Teves (83′).
Best player: Nicolás Lodeiro
The most impressive player for Seattle Sounders was Nicolás Lodeiro.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 56 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 4 crosses.
SJ Earthquakes – Formation
SJ Earthquakes started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Alex Covelo played with: James Marcinkowski, Tommy Thompson , Nathan Cardoso , Rodrigues , Miguel Trauco , Jackson Yueill , Jamiro Monteiro , Cristian Espinoza , Niko Tsarkis , Benjamin Kikanovic and Jeremy Ebobisse .
They had on the bench: Tanner Beason, Eric Daian Remedi, Matt Bersano, Cade Cowell, Jack Skahan , Ján Greguš, Judson , Paul Marie and Shea Salinas.
SJ Earthquakes made 5 changes: B. Kikanovic for C. Cowell (58′), M. Trauco for P. Marie (78′), J. Yueill for Judson (78′), T. Thompson for J. Skahan (78′) and Rodrigues for T. Beason (83′).
Best player: Nathan Cardoso
The most impressive player for SJ Earthquakes was Nathan Cardoso.
His rating iswith 48 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Seattle Sounders – SJ Earthquakes – 2-2
- Real Salt Lake – Portland Timbers – 3-1
- Minnesota United – Vancouver Whitecaps – 2-0
- Los Angeles FC – Nashville SC – 0-1
- Houston Dynamo – LA Galaxy – 1-3
- Dallas – Sporting KC – 2-1
- Austin – Colorado Rapids – 1-1
- Philadelphia Union – Toronto – 4-0
- Orlando City – Columbus Crew – 2-1
- New York RB – Charlotte – 2-0
- Inter Miami – Montreal Impact – 1-3
- DC United – Cincinnati – 2-5
- Chicago Fire – New England – 1-1
- Atlanta United – New York City – 1-2