• This will be the 20th-ever MLS regular season meeting between the two teams. They have alternated wins and losses across the last six, including a 2-1 win for the Sounders on August 13th of this year.
  • Seattle’s 1-2 loss in Dallas last week snaps a six game unbeaten run (4W-2D). At home, the Sounders have not lost in seven games (5W) after losing five of their first nine regular season home games in 2016 (4W).
  • RSL has lost six of their last seven on the road and conceded in 30 successive road games, stretching back to April 11th, 2015. They have failed to score in four of their last five MLS games (3L-2D).
  • Seattle’s 1-2 defeat in Dallas last Sunday was just the second time they have lost in the 12 games Nicolas Lodeiro has started (6W-4D). Their seven total shots was just the third time in 13 games the team has had less than 10 shots since Lodeiro made his debut on July 31st.
  • In the 1,073 minutes that Real Salt Lake has played with Sunny on the field this year, the team averages 1.7 goals per 90 minutes. In the 2,104 minutes they have played without him, that number falls down to 1.0 goal per 90 minutes.