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Major League Soccer – Seattle Sounders at home to Sporting Kansas City

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City

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Saturday at CenturyLink Field, as Seattle host Kansas in the Major League Soccer.

Second placed Kansas, are away to first placed Seattle on Saturday.

Seattle Sounders will be under pressure to remain top, going into the fixture

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Seattle’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Also, League leaders Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 12 games is astonishing this season. They currently sit in first place, top of the League, having accrued 58 points so far this season. This means a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 7 draws. won 17 meetings, drawn seven fixtures, and lost six meetings.

Seattle have won eight fixtures, drawn four games, and lost three matches of their 15 League matches at home this season.

The mark of League Champions is the ability to grind out results, even if conditions are demanding. Seattle Sounders know that they must win at all costs, every time they step out, if they are to maintain their position.

Sporting Kansas City arrive at this match, having secured 52 points so far this season

This match sees Kansas looking for a return to form, following a defeat in their last match against Vancouver Whitecaps.

Also, They currently stand second in the League, with 52 points for a total of 15 wins, 7 losses and 7 draws. won 15 meetings, drawn seven meetings, and lost seven matches.

Kansas’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Seattle. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven games, drawn two fixtures, and lost five games.

A win in this fixture would take Sporting Kansas City’s points to 55 in the League.

Seattle Sounders v Sporting Kansas City – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Seattle and Kansas have faced each other 22 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Seattle’s favour (11 – 7). Additionally, Seattle recent form against Kansas has been outstanding, winning on seven out of the last nine meetings. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-2 away win for Sporting Kansas City. With both sides conceding goals in their most recent game together, the probability of both sides scoring on Saturday is 62.11%.

The odds of a Seattle win are currently 48.54 percent.

Players to watch

For Seattle, is a top performing player who has scored
in 30 League games so far, while contributed with
in 29 League fixtures this season for Kansas.

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