Sounders FC take the field against the Philadelphia Union at 2pm today, in Philadelphia's new, soccer-specific stadium. The Union have played just two matches at "home", but those brought over 25,000 fans to support the newest club in MLS. Today we can expect PPL Park, which holds 18,500, to be filled to capacity with expectant fans.
We in Seattle are used to hearing about the atmosphere in Qwest Field. How will the Sounders react, however, when the boot is on the other foot and the taunts are being thrown their way? Will Seb Le Toux continue to build upon his impressive season by scoring against his former club? Find out today by tuning in to ESPN2 at 5PM ET, 2PM PT.
Starters: Kasey Keller; Leo Gonzalez, Jeff Parke, Tyrone Marshall, James Riley; Steve Zakuani, Patrick Ianni, Peter Vagenas, Freddie Ljungberg; Fredy Montero, Pat Noonan. Subs: Terry Boss, Nate Jaqua, Roger Levesque, Nathan Sturgis, Tyson Wahl, Sanna Nyassi, Mike Seamon.
Starters: Chris Seitz; Shea Salinas, Jordan Harvey, Danny Califf, Cristian Arrieta; Stefani Miglioranzi, Roger Torres, Fred, Sebastien Le Toux; Danny Mwanga, Alejandro Moreno. Subs: Brad Knighton, Andrew Jacobson, Shavar Thomas, Nick Zimmerman, Jack McInerney, Amobi Okugo, Toni Stahl.