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Seattle Sounders at C.D. Olimpia starting lineup: João Paulo and Yeimar Gómez Andrade make club debuts SCCL

The Seattle Sounders are taking on C.D. Olimpia on Thursday evening (7:00 p.m. PT; FS2) in Leg One of their Round of 16 tilt in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. Here is the Delta Starting XI:


Will Buin (right ACL tear), Nicolás Lodeiro (right hamstring tendonitis), Gustav Svensson (left calf strain) and Harry Shipp (illness) are all unavailable for selection in Head Coach Brian Schmetzer’s first starting lineup of the season.

- New signings João Paulo and Yeimar Gómez Andrade make their debuts for the club after signing in the offseason, while Miguel Ibarra and Shane O'Neill are available from the bench.

Raúl Ruidíaz, who finished the 2019 campaign with 15 goals and seven assists from 26 starts, makes his first appearance in the SCCL.