Standings, game time, storylines for Austin FC at Seattle

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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Austin lost their third straight defeat last week, a 1-0 win against Nashville. ATX FC needs some fun after failing to score two goals in two consecutive games.

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)

English language:
Observe: FS1
Listen to: ALT 97.5 FM

Spanish language:
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

place team Points Games victory To draw loss
1 Seattle 17th 7th 5 2 0
2 LA Galaxy fifteen 7th 5 0 2
3 Sporting KC 13th 7th 4th 1 2
4th Houston 11 7th 3 2 2
5 Colorado 10 6th 3 1 2
6th Portland 9 6th 3 0 3
7th San Jose 9 8th 3 0 5
8th salt lake 8th 5 2 2 1
9 LA FC 8th 7th 2 2 3
10 Vancouver 7th 7th 2 1 4th
11 Austin 6th 6th 2 0 4th
12th Minnesota 6th 6th 2 0 4th
13th Dallas 6th 6th 1 3 2

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