Nico Lodeiro vs SJ
Jane Gershovich

Seattle Sounders at Columbus Crew starting lineup: Nicolás Lodeiro and Román Torres return

The Seattle Sounders are taking on the Columbus Crew on Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium (4:30 p.m. PT; JOEtv, YouTube TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360AM) in Week 18 action. Here is the Delta Starting XI:


- Sounders FC Head Coach Brian Schmetzer makes eight changes to his starting lineup from Wednesday’s 3-0 loss at New York City FC.

- Midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro and defender Román Torres make their first starts since returning from the Copa América and Concacaf Gold Cup, respectively.

- 16-year-old Sounders Academy alum Danny Leyva gets his second MLS start after playing 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Week 17.

- Homegrown forward Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez, 17, makes his first MLS start.