Seattle Sounders versus Chivas starting lineup: Clint Dempsey returns in first quarterfinal leg of CCL

The Seattle Sounders are taking on Chivas de Guadalajara in the first quarterfinal leg of CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday at CenturyLink Field (7 p.m. PT; go90, Univision, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM). Here is the Delta Starting XI:


- After Sunday’s match against LAFC, Head Coach Brian Schmetzer employs five new starters: Clint Dempsey, Chad Marshall, Jordan McCrary, Waylon Francis and Handwalla Bwana.

- Bwana makes his first career competitive First Team start after making his debut on Sunday as a substitute against LAFC.

- Magnus Wolff Eikrem is out with a left knee contusion suffered against LAFC. He is expected back quickly with the goal to feature in the return leg in Guadalajara next week.

- Víctor Rodríguez (right quad strain) and Kelvin Leerdam (right ankle sprain) remain sidelined.