Major League Soccer action on Thursday as San Jose and Seattle meet at Avaya Stadium – 5:30am GMT.
Leaders Seattle are currently nine·places higher than their opponents San Jose, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and tenth positions respectively.
With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, San Jose have managed to gain 33 points
Following two straight wins for San Jose in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and San Jose achieved this now in 13 of their last 15 fixtures. With tenth, they currently sit 33 points in the League having won eight meetings, drawn nine games, and lost nine games.
San Jose have won four fixtures, drawn three games, and lost six meetings of their 13 League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take San Jose’s points to 36 in the League.
Seattle Sounders will be under pressure to remain top, going into the fixture
Seattle will take a huge positive from their recent 1-2 win against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park.
They are the team to beat, with 48 points and sitting at the top of the table having won 14 matches, drawn six games, and lost five fixtures.
Playing away from home, Seattle have won eight meetings, drawn two matches, and lost two matches.
As League leaders every game is crucial, so a victory would ensure that Seattle Sounders stay top, whilst maintaining pressure on their rivals.
San Jose v Seattle Sounders – Head-to-Heads.
When these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 33 matches, Seattle have won 14 victories and San Jose 11 wins. The last time both teams met in this competition was July 2021, when The Sounders walked away as 0-1 winners.