LAFCvSEA

Los Angeles Football Club vs. Seattle Sounders FC | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 8
Los Angeles Football Club vs. Seattle Sounders FC
Banc of California Stadium — Los Angeles
April 21 - 4:00 PM ET

TV: FS1

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada

Two of the hottest teams in Major League Soccer meet at Banc of California Stadium on Sunday, as Los Angeles Football Club hosts the Seattle Sounders FC for the first of two meetings in a week.

LAFC sit atop the Supporters' Shield standings with 19 points, but are looking to rebound from their first loss of the season, a 1-0 midweek defeat at Vancouver Whitecaps FC. 

The Sounders are three points behind LAFC after a thrilling 3-2 home win over Toronto FC in Week 7. Will Bruin struck for a brace and Cristian Roldan added a goal for Seattle. LAFC has won both all-time meetings, each by 1-0 scorelines.

Los Angeles Football Club

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Adama Diomande (F) - hamstring injury
    • OUT: Andre Horta (M) - right quad strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Rodolfo Zelaya (F) - right soleus injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Lee Nguyen (M) - right soleus strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Alejandro Guido (M) - right quad strain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Seattle Sounders FC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: Raul Ruidiaz (F) - right heel contusion
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at LAFC

  • LAFC: 1 win, 1 goal
  • Sounders: 0 wins, 0 goals
  • 0 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Baldomero Toledo
  • Assistant Referees: Mike Rottersman, Ian Anderson
  • 4th Official: Tim Ford
  • VAR: Alex Chilowicz

LIVE YOUR COLORS: Download the free MLS app - The official MLS app gets a major update for 2019, making it easier than ever to keep up with your favorite club, check standings, watch videos and much more.