SEATTLE (KXAN) – Austin FC needs a boost and heads to Seattle for the seventh game of their first Major League Soccer season. Verde is in crisis as the season opener road trip takes its toll mentally and physically.
Seattle is unlikely to be a soft landing spot for Austin’s fighting team. Seattle has taken the lead in the Western Conference with 17 points in seven games.
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With only five goals scored, Austin is linked to Minnesota for the lowest number of goals scored in the conference.
Where to see
Austin FC at Seattle Sounders
When: Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lumen Field (Seattle, Washington)
Listen to: ALT 97.5 FM
Watch: Fox Deportes
Listen to: TUDN Radio Austin (104.3-HD2, KLQB)
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About Seattle Sounders
The Seattle Sounders were the most dominant team to start the 2021 season with five wins and two draws in seven games.
Seattle not only leads the Western Conference with 17 points, but the Sounders are also at the top of Major League Soccer in goal difference. Seattle has a goal difference of +11 – the closest team is New York City with +6.
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Seattle is unbeaten in home games with three wins and one draw this season. The Sounders finished 1-1 at home against Atlanta last week.
The two-time MLS Cup champion was close to another title in 2020 and lost in the final against the Columbus Crew.
MLS Western conference booth