Seattle Sounders FC (6-2-1,19 points) will try to extend it’s unbeaten streak to five games(4-0-1) when it takes on a soul searching FC Dallas ( 5-3-1 16 points) team 7pm Saturday at the Xbox Pitch at Century Link Field.
Seattle Sounders FC are brimming with confidence the result of a four game winning streak that finds them atop of the MLS in points.
Seattle Sounders FC success is due to a prolific attack that features the leagues best one two combo in USNMT Captain Clint Dempsey and Obefami Martins.
Dempsey leads the league in goals with eight and Martins is tied for the league lead in assist with four. Martins alsohas four goals to go with the four assist.
"I think offensively the flow that we have at times is very, very good, [especially] the ability to find each other and continue to move off the ball,” Seattle Sounders FC Coach Sigi Schmid said of teams offense.
FC Dallas is looking to circle the wagons, regroup and extract some revenge. FC Dallas was unbeaten in it’s first five games( 4-0-1) and suffered first it’s loss of the season (3-2) to Seattle Sounders FC April 12th in Frisco Texas.
FC Dallas has lost three of it’s last four games and was held scoreless for the first time this season in Sunday’s 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls.
Despite Sunday’s shut out loss, FC Dallas is ranked second in goals scored with 18. On the flip side the FC Dallas defense has surrendered 15 goals, meaning Wednesday match should be another wide open affair with plenty of scoring.
- Dallas has four players who have score at least three games.
- Seattle has scored in every game this season to lead the league with 20 goals.
- Seattle leads MLS with 13 second-half goals, including six goals in the final 15 minutes.
- It has been 38 days since Seattle's last loss on March 29, going 4-0-1 with four come-from-behind results.