Seattle Sounders will be looking to return to the winning ways in the Major League Soccer this week when they host FC Dallas at Lumen Field in the 24th round of the campaign. Kickoffs on August 3 at 05:00 EAT.
Seattle Sounders currently occupies the ninth place in the Western Conference standings with 29, two points off seventh-placed Portland Timbers in the final playoffs spot. In their campaign this season they have now picked up nine wins against 11 loses and two draws. Coming into this game, the Sounders lost four and won two of their last six matches.
The Rave Green will aim at better results after 2-1 MLS loss Los Angeles FC in their most recent outing. In that game, Seattle Sounders FC managed 52% possession, 11 shots with none of them on target. Los Angeles FC got 19 shots with eight of them on target and goals by Jesús Murillo (14′ OG), Kwadwo Opoku (35′) and Carlos Vela (43′).
FC Dallas on the other side are currently fourth in the Western Conference table with 35 points, level with third-placed Minnesota United and 13 points off Los Angeles FC at the top of the table. Their form away from home is mixed, with the club managing to gather fourteen points from their eleven league outings and winning once in their last four away.
FC Dallas head into this meeting confident after 1-0 MLS win to beat Los Angeles Galaxy in their last fixture. In that game, FC Dallas had 38% possession, 15 shots with seven of them on target and a goal by Franco Jara (9′). Los Angeles Galaxy got 10 shots with three of them on target.
Seattle Sounders vs. FC Dallas head to head
Seattle Sounders boast a slightly better record having won 18 times from 29 head to head meetings between these two sides since 2009. FC Dallas claims 11 victories while 10 matches played out draws.
- Dallas 2-0 Seattle 08/05/22
- Dallas 0-1 Seattle 19/08/21
- Seattle 1-1 Dallas 05/08/21
- Seattle 1-0 Dallas 02/12/20
- Seattle 4-3 Dallas 19/10/19
- Los Angeles 2-1 Seattle
- Seattle 2-1 Colorado
- Chicago 1-0 Seattle
- Nashville 1-0 Seattle
- Seattle 0-3 Portland
- Dallas 1-0 LA Galaxy
- Salt Lake 0-1 Dallas
- Dallas 1-1 Austin
- Dallas 0-1 New York City
- Houston 2-2 Dallas
Seattle Sounders team news
Raul Ruidiaz is set to join Obed Vargas and Joao Pedro on the sidelines through injuries for the hosts.
FC Dallas team news
Boss Nico Estévez on the other side has a fully fit squad ahead of this game.
Prediction and odds
Seattle Sounders lost four of the last five games they played, while Dallas won or drew four of the last five matches they played. We are backing a home win here.
- FC Dallas Win
- Both teams to score