The Seattle Sounders are taking on Sporting Kansas City on Sunday at Children’s Mercy Park (1 p.m. PT; ESPN, YouTube TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM). Here is the Delta Starting XI:
- Alex Roldan makes his first career MLS start, joining brother Cristian in the starting lineup for the first time.
- Captain Osvaldo Alonso is available on the 18-man gameday roster for the first time this season after recovering from a right quad strain.
- Midfielder Harry Shipp (right ankle sprain) and defender Waylon Francis (right hamstring strain) join the injury report this week and will not factor.
- Forward Clint Dempsey and defender Kelvin Leerdam are each suspended as a result of red-card ejections.