Head Coach Brian Schmetzer reveals his lineup for the club's first-ever match at the FIFA Club World Cup against Egyptian side Al Ahly SC (9:00 a.m. PT; FOX 13+, FS2, FOX Deportes). Here is the Delta Starting XI:

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Lineup Notes:

  • Midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro captain's the Sounders as they prepare for their inaugural match at the FIFA Club World Cup.
  • Homegrown Players Josh Atencio and Jackson Ragen get the nod at defensive midfield and center back, respectively.
  • After recovering from a torn ACL suffered during Leg Two of the 2022 Concacaf Champions League Final, João Paulo is available selection as a substitute.
  • Al Ahly advanced to face Seattle after defeating New Zealand side Auckland City 3-0 in the First Round of the tournament on Wednesday evening. Al Ahly qualified for the tournament by placing second in the 2021-2022 CAF Champions League (CAFCL winner Wydad Casablan- ca is also the host club).
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