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September 27, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Sounders FC vs. Chivas USA, pre-match notes and lineups

Here are some notable notes for today’s Sounders FC match against Chivas USA at CenturyLink Field:

  • The referee is Drew Fischer, his assistants are Corey Rockwell and Jeremy Hanson and the fourth official is Baboucarr Jallow.
  • Seattle is 9-2-4 all-time against Chivas. It has won the last seven matchups and is unbeaten in the last 13.
  • Chivas is riding a six-match losing streak and hasn’t won in 11 games. Besides the two goals they scored in the 4-2 loss to the Sounders at the beginning of the month, the Goats haven’t scored since July 20.
  • Obafemi Martins is one goal shy of Eddie Johnson’s single-season club goal scoring record of 14, and Clint Dempsey is two shy.
  • Martins has already set the single-season club record in points, notching his 35th last Friday night against Real Salt Lake and topping Fredy Montero’s previous high of 34 set back in 2012.

And here are the lineups for both teams:

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. and will be televised locally on JOEtv.

 

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