MLS – Match-day 36: Seattle Sounders v Real Salt Lake
CenturyLink Field sees Monday action as Seattle take on RSL – 5:00am GMT.
When RSL visit CenturyLink Field they will be sat in fifth place in the League. Seattle, currently 8 will face an up-hill battle to handle the visitors.
It’s 32 points so far for Seattle Sounders this season, going into this game
Following two straight wins for Seattle in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Also, Seattle need to get out of the losing habit, with six recorded in the last nine fixtures. They currently stand eighth in the League, with 32 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Seattle have won seven games, drawn one game, and lost four matches of their 12 League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Seattle Sounders’s points from 32 to 35, so far this season.
Real Salt Lake go into this meeting with 34 points secured
Also, suffering four losses in seven meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Pablo Mastroeni’s RSL will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With a fifth position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 34 points in the League.
RSL have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won two games, drawn four fixtures, and lost six matches of their 12 League matches on the road this season.
Winning this fixture will see Real Salt Lake on 37 points.
Seattle Sounders v Real Salt Lake – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels these two sides have met 37 times before this fixture, with each recording wins on 15 occasions. Further, RSL have not been able to over-turn Seattle on the last one game. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Sounders secured a 1-0 home win.