The 24th season of Major League Soccer (MLS) kicked off in March 2009 and will played until October 2019 in The United Stats of America among 24 teams. These 24 teams are divided in two conferences of 12 teams each – Eastern Conference and Western Conference. Each team will play 34 matches, of which 17 matches will be played at home and 17 away from home. Teams will face each of their conference opponents twice and non conference teams once.
Match Details :
Match : SS vs PT, Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers
Date and Time : 24 August 2019, 7.30 AM IST
Venue : Providence Park Portland, Oregon
League : Major League Soccer
Seattle Sounders Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. A win will help Seattle Sounders to clinch the Cascadia Cup.
2. Seattle Sounders are at fifth place in the Western Conference’s points table with 40 points from 26 matches.
3. Will Bruin and Victor Rodriguez are injured and have been ruled of this match.
4. Brad Smith and Alex Roldan too are recovering from injuries but their availability is doubtful for this match.
5. Roman Torres is suspended for this match.
Expected Playing XI :
Goalkeeper : Stefan Frei
Defenders : Kelvin Leerdam, Kim Kee-hee, Xavier Arreaga and Nouhou Tolo
Midfielders : Cristian Roldan, Gustav Svensson, Jordan Morris, Harry Shipp and Nicolas Lodeiro
Forward : Raul Ruidiaz
Seattle Sounders Squad :
Stefan Frei, Kelvin Leerdam, Kim Kee-hee, Xavier Arreaga, Nouhou Tolo, Cristian Roldan, Gustav Svensson, Jordan Morris, Harry Shipp, Nicolas Lodeiro, Raul Ruidiaz , Saad Abdul Salaam, Jordy Delem, Luis Silva, Joevin Jones, Bryan Meredith, Handwalla Bwana, Danny Leyva, Jonathan Campbell, Victor Rodriguez, Brad Smith, Emanuel Cecchini, Alex Roldan, Will Bruin Roman Torres, Alfonso Chavez and Justin Dhillon
Portland Timbers Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. A win or draw will help Portland to clinch the Cascadia Cup.
2. Portland are sitting at seventh place in the Western Conference points table with 37 points from 25 matches.
3. Marco Farfan, Jeff Attinella, Modou Jadama and Larrys Mabiala are injured and unavailable for this match.
4. Jorge Moreira is suspended for this match.
Expected playing XI :
Goalkeeper : Steve Clark
Defenders : Julio Cascante, Jorge Villafana, Bill Tuiloma and Zarek Valentine
Midfielders : Renzo Zambrano, Diego Chara, Sebastian Blanco and Diego Valeri
Forwards : Brian Fernandez and Jeremy Ebobisse
Portland Timbers Squad :
Jeff Attinella, Jorge Moreira, Steve Clark, Julio Cascante, Jorge Villafana, Bill Tuiloma, Zarek Valentine, Renzo Zambrano, Diego Chara, Sebastian Blanco, Diego Valeri, Brian Fernandez, Jeremy Ebobisse, Claude Dielna, Andy Polo, Andres Flores, Tomas Conechny, Cristhian Paredes, Dairon Asprilla, Foster Langsdorf, Eryk Williamson, Alijaz Ivacic, Marco Farfan, Larrys Mabiala, Kendall Mcintosh, Marvin Loria and Modou Jadama
SS vs PT Dream11 Prediction :
Goalkeeper : Stefan Frei
Defenders : Bill Tuiloma, Julio Cascante and Jorge Villafana
Midfielders : Diego Valeri, Nicolas Loderio, Sabastian Blanco and Gustav Svensson
Forwards : Raul Ruidiaz, Brian Fernandez and Jeremy Embobisse
Captain and Vice Captain :
Any two of Diego Valeri, Nicolas Loderio and Brian Fernandez
1. Brian Fernandez with 10 goals is the leading goal scorer for Portland Timbers.
2. Diego Valeri with 15 assists is the leading assist maker for Portland Timbers.
3. Raul Ruidiaz with 9 goals is the leading goal scorer for Seattle Sounders.
4. Nicolas Loderio with 11 assists is the leading assist maker for Seattle Sounders.
5. At home Portland Timbers is favourite to win this match so better to pick more players from this team.
6. Portland Timbers have won three of their last five matches.
7. Seattle Sounders have won only one of their last five matches.
8. In the first meeting of this season Portland Timbers beat Seattle Sounders by 2-1. Brian Fernandez scored both goals for Portland while Raul Ruidiaz scored the only goal for Seattle Sounders.