Head Coach Brian Schmetzer makes three changes to the team that picked up a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake at Lumen Field on Wednesday for this evening’s match against the Vancouver Whitecaps (6:00 p.m. PT; JOEtv, Prime Video, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM). Here is the Delta Starting XI:
- After making his MLS debut against the LA Galaxy last weekend, center back AB Cissoko makes his third consecutive start in place of Nouhou, who continues to recover from injury (adductor strain).
- Brad Smith returns to the starting lineup in place of Jimmy Medranda at left wingback.
- Homegrown midfielder Josh Atencio makes his first start since Seattle’s 1-1 draw with LAFC in Week 2 of the 2021 MLS Regular Season after missing time through injury (quad strain).