Stefan Frei Seattle Sounders reigning Champ collection

As the Seattle Sounders prepare to face the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium, they'll apparently do so without three of their key players.


Celebrated goalkeeper Stefan Frei is out for Tuesday's Western Conference Championship Leg 1 (9:30 pm ET, FS1, FOX Deportes, FOX Sports GO, TSN, TVAS). According to the team, he suffered a right hamstring strain:

It's possible circumstances could've dictated a different outcom: 

Captain Ozzie Alonso and forward Jordan Morris will also miss the proceedings. 

Stay tuned to see if both come back to full health in time for Leg 2, which finds the Sounders hosting the Dynamo on Thursday, November 30 (10:30 pm ET, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN; TSN, TVAS).