Seattle hosts New England following Morris’ 2-goal game

August 9, 2019 GMT

New England Revolution (9-9-6, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (11-7-5, fourth in the Western Conference)

; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Jordan Morris leads Seattle into a matchup with New England fresh off of a two-goal performance against Sporting Kansas City.

The Sounders are 8-2-2 in home games. Seattle is sixth in the league allowing 31 goals.

The Revolution are 3-4-4 on the road. Carles Gil leads the MLS with eight assists. New England has 27 assists.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.


TOP PERFORMERS: Nicolas Lodeiro has four goals and six assists for Seattle. Raul Ruidiaz has four goals over the past 10 games for the Sounders.

Gil has eight goals and eight assists for New England. Teal Bunbury has five goals over the past 10 games for the Revolution.

LAST 10 GAMES: Seattle: 4-6-0, averaging 1.3 goals, 0.7 assists, 4.2 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

New England: 6-1-3, averaging two goals, 1.8 assists, 5.3 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing one goal per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Seattle: Roman Torres, Gustav Svensson (injured), Victor Rodriguez (injured), Raul Ruidiaz (injured), Will Bruin (injured).

New England: DeJuan Jones (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.