The Seattle Sounders are taking on Chivas at Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Wednesday (7 p.m. PT; go90.com, Univision Deportes, 950 KJR AM) in the second quarterfinal leg of CONCACAF Champions League. Here is the Delta Starting XI:
- Playmaking midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro misses the return leg after suffering a right midfoot sprain and not making the trip to Mexico. It is not expected to be long term.
- Magnus Wolff Eikrem makes his first Sounders start after making two 45-minute appearances against Santa Tecla and LAFC.
- Defender Kim Kee-hee makes his first appearance on the 18-man roster since joining the Sounders on Feb. 27. He received his International Transfer Certificate earlier this week and is now eligible to play.
- Kelvin Leerdam is on the 18-man roster for the first time since injuring himself at training in February. Wednesday marks his first competitive action of 2018.