Checking in from the Starfire Sports Complex. Here’s my view from the pressbox and a good look at the new turf field. Word is the Sounders will be in electricity yellow, but I haven’t been able to confirm that.
As you probably know, it’s very hot out there. The artificial surface will certainly make it feel worse, so we’ll see how that affects the game. I’ll post lineups here when they become available.
I see some yellow socks out there now, so it’s definitely looking like Seattle will be in electricity yellow.
Sounders FC starting lineup: GK Terry Boss, D Zach Scott, D Patrick Ianni, D Jeff Parke, D Tyson Wahl, M Sanna Nyassi, M Nathan Sturgis, M Michael Seamon, M Miguel Montano, F Roger Levesque, F Nate Jaqua
Sounders FC reserves: GK Kasey Keller, D Leo Gonzalez, F Fredy Montero, F Pat Noonan, D James Riley, M Steve Zakuani, M/F David Estrada
LA Galaxy starters: GK Josh Saunders, D A.J. DeLaGarza, D Omar Gonzalez, D Leonardo, D Eddie Lewis, M Chris Klein, M Jovan Kirovski, M Clint Mathis, M Bryan Jordan, M Alex Cazumba, F Alan Gordon
LA Galaxy reserves: GK Donovan Ricketts, D Todd Dunivant, D Sean Franklin, M Dema Kovalenko, F Tristan Bowen, M Juninho, M Michael Stephens
No Landon Donovan or Edson Buddle. No excuses for Seattle?