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Sporting Kansas City & Seattle Sounders meet on Match-day 36

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Monday at Children’s Mercy Park, as Kansas host Seattle in the Major League Soccer.

Monday’s clash between Kansas and Seattle, sees first take on second in the League.

Sporting Kansas City will be under pressure to remain top of the League, going into this fixture

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Peter Vermes will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Minnesota United 4-0 and Chicago Fire 2-0

League leaders Kansas keep finding ways to win, having secured 11 victories in their last 20 matches is astonishing this season. With 46 points so far this season, they have secured the top spot in the Major League Soccer having won 13 fixtures, drawn seven games, and lost five meetings.

Kansas have won seven games, drawn five matches, and lost one game of their 13 League matches at home this season.

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

Seattle Sounders have so far accrued 45 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Having lost to Real Salt Lake in their last game, Brian Schmetzer’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.

They currently sit in second place, with a total of 45 points having won 13 matches, drawn six fixtures, and lost five games.

Playing away from home, Seattle have won seven meetings, drawn two games, and lost two fixtures.

Victory for Seattle Sounders would take their points tally to 48 so far this season.

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

The recent form between these two sides has seen Seattle with a greater number of wins. In the last 21 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 victories, to Kansas’s seven wins. In addition, Seattle have left Kansas with a win on seven out of nine fixtures. The last time they played each other in this competition Sporting Kansas City secured a 1-3 away win.

Kansas to win – probability = 54.95 percent.

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