Head Coach Brian Schmetzer makes four changes to the starting lineup from Sunday's win over the Portland Timbers for tonight’s midweek road match against the San Jose Earthquakes (7:30 p.m. PT; JOEtv, Prime Video, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM) at PayPal Park. Here is your Delta Starting XI:
- For the first time this season, Sounders FC will deploy a 3-4-3 formation, with Ethan Dobbelaere and Kelyn Rowe flanking Raúl Ruidíaz.
- Seattle’s three-man backline features two changes, as Jordy Delem comes in at left center back and Xavier Arreaga starts in the middle.
- Homegrown midfielder Danny Leyva earns his first start of the season, and new signing Reed Baker-Whiting is available for selection off the bench.