Major League Soccer – Seattle Sounders at home to Real Salt Lake

Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake

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This Thursday sees Seattle go head to head with RSL at CenturyLink Field – Kick-off 5:00am GMT.

Leaders Seattle are currently four places higher than their opponents RSL, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and fifth positions respectively.

Seattle Sounders remain on top of the League going into the meeting, a position they will be keen to maintain

Seattle come to this match on the back of a 1-2 away win against LA Galaxy at StubHub Center.

League leaders Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last seven fixtures is astonishing this season. They currently sit in first place, top of the League, having accrued 21 points points so far this season having won six meetings and drawn three fixtures.

When Seattle host RSL, they will do so on the back of three victories and two draws on their own ground.

The League leaders have set the bar high, so only a win will be acceptable for Seattle Sounders, especially if they are to maintain their position and keep the momentum to win the League.

Real Salt Lake’s Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 12 points, going into this game

Vancouver Whitecaps were beaten 3-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium, the last time that RSL played.

RSL seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with three draws in four fixtures. Their position is fifth in the League, and they have 12 points having won three games, drawn three matches, and lost one game.

RSL have won one game and drawn one game of their two League matches away from home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Real Salt Lake on 15 points.

Seattle Sounders v Real Salt Lake 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 RSL 13 wins. The last time they played each other in this competition Seattle Sounders secured a 2-1 home win.

Performance Report

For Seattle, scored
in 9 League fixtures this campaign, while contributed with
in 7 League fixtures this season for RSL.

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