SEAvRSL Playoffs Starting XI Cover Cristian Roldan V2

Head Coach Brian Schmetzer unveils his lineup for tonight's match against Real Salt Lake (7:30 p.m. PT; FS1, FOX Deportes, 1090 KJR AM, El Rey 1360AM) in Round One of the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. Here is the Delta Starting XI:

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FORMATION: 5-4-1 

GK: Stefan Frei (24) – captain

RWB: Kelyn Rowe (22) 

RCB: Yeimar Gómez Andrade (28)

CB: Xavier Arreaga (3)

LCB: Shane O’Neill (27)

LWB: Brad Smith (11)

MF: João Paulo (6)

MF: Cristian Roldan (7)

MF: Nico Benezet (20)

MF: Jordan Morris (13)

FW: Fredy Montero (12)

Substitutes: Stefan Cleveland (30), AB Cissoko (92), Alex Roldan (16), Danny Leyva (75), Josh Atencio (84), Reed Baker-Whiting (21), Léo Chú (23), Nico Lodeiro (10), Raúl Ruidíaz (9)

Lineup Notes:

  • Jordan Morris makes his first MLS start of the 2021 season after recovering from an ACL injury suffered in February. Morris made two prior appearances as a substitute at the end of the regular season.
  • Nicolás Lodeiro and Raúl Ruidíaz are available for selection as substitutes after recovering from knee and hamstring injuries, respectively.
  • Kelyn Rowe starts at right wingback with Alex Roldan recovering from a hip flexor strain. Roldan is on the bench this evening.
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