The Seattle Sounders are taking on LAFC on Sunday afternoon (4 p.m. PT; FS1, YouTube TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM in a battle of the top two teams in the West. Here is the Delta Starting XI:
- With Raúl Ruidíaz still out of the lineup due to a right heel contusion suffered on March 30 in Vancouver, in addition to Will Bruin not making the trip due to a left hamstring strain sustained last weekend versus Toronto, Jordan Morris slides over to forward today.
- As Morris makes this positional shift, Harry Shipp makes his first start of the season on the right side of midfield.
- Chad Marshall is a scratch for today’s match due to right knee inflammation. With three matches over the next week, Head Coach Brian Schmetzer is managing player minutes, and Marshall is expected to be available for selection with two home matches back in Seattle next week. Román Torres makes his first start of the campaign tonight in Marshall’s place.