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Seattle Sounders at Toronto FC Starting XI, full lineups: Osvaldo Alonso healthy enough to start in MLS Cup

The Seattle Sounders are taking on Toronto FC in the 2016 MLS Cup Final on Saturday (5 p.m. PT; FOX, TSN, UniMas, KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, El Rey 1360AM) at BMO Field in Ontario, Canada. Here is Seattle’s Starting XI:


FORMATION: 4-2-3-1

GK: Frei (24)


RB: Mears (4)


CB: Torres (29)


CB: Marshall (14)


LB: Jones (33)


CM: Alonso (6) – Captain


CM: Roldan (7)


RM: Lodeiro (10)


AM: Friberg (8)


LM: Morris (13)


FW: Valdez (16)


SUBSTITUTES

GK: Miller (1)


DEF: Scott (20)


DEF: Fisher (91)


MF: Evans (3)


MF: Fernandez (21)


MF: Ivanschitz (23)


FW: Gomez (9)


NOTES:

- Osvaldo Alonso starts in defensive midfield after leaving the second leg of the Western Conference Championship against the Colorado Rapids with a slight knee sprain. He was officially listed as questionable heading into match, but head coach Brian Schmetzer said on Friday that Alonso would play.


- Erik Friberg starts in midfield after being a late scratch (calf strain) in the Sounders’ win over the Rapids.


- Friberg replaces Andreas Ivanschitz, whose start against the Rapids was his first one in seven matches after recovering from a sprained knee.


- Brad Evans in on the 18-man roster after being a late scratch against the Rapids as well while recovering from a left ankle sprain.

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