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Mike Feichtner

Seattle Sounders versus Houston Dynamo: Stefan Frei returns for Leg 2 of Western Conference Championship

The Seattle Sounders are hosting the Houston Dynamo in Leg 2 of the Western Conference Championship (7:30 p.m. PT; ESPN, ESPN Deportes, KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, El Rey 1360 AM). Here is the Delta Starting XI:


- After missing Leg 1 with a right hamstring strain, goalkeeper Stefan Frei returns to the Starting XI.

- With Román Torres suspended because of yellow-card accumulation, Gustav Svensson slots into center back alongside Chad Marshall. Svensson made 12 starts at CB this season.

- Nicolás Lodeiro moves back to center midfield alongside Cristian Roldan in Head Coach Brian Schmetzer’s 4-2-3-1 formation with Víctor Rodríguez starting on the right wing.

- Jordan Morris makes his return to the matchday roster after missing the previous nine games with a right hamstring strain. He last played on Sept. 10 against the LA Galaxy.