Toronto vs Seattle Sounders: Major League Soccer Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts suffered a 2-1 loss to Columbus on Wednesday, while on the same day, Seattle Sounders were defeated by Montreal with an identical scoreline.

Toronto FC's training session ahead of the MLS fixture against Seattle Sounders on Saturday; Credit: Twitter/@TorontoFC

Toronto FC will host Seattle Sounders in a Major League Soccer (MLS) fixture at BMO Field on Saturday night.  Both sides are heading into the tie on the back of defeats. The hosts suffered a 2-1 loss to Columbus on Wednesday, while on the same day, Seattle Sounders were defeated by Montreal with an identical scoreline. Estern Conference outfit Toronto are currently placed 12th in the 14-team table while the visitors occupy seventh spot in the Western Conference points table. 

On Wednesday,Columbus went two goals ahead inside the opening half four through Sean Zawadszki and Darlington Nagbe. Although Toronto pulled one back through Jesus Jimenez, the visitors held on to the slender lead and secured all three points. It was the Reds’ ninth defeat of the season and they are currently third from the bottom with just 18 points, courtesy of five wins and three draws. Bob Bradley’s side needs to fix their leaky defence, which has conceded joint second-most goals in MLS (32).

Seattle Sounders, on the other hand, went toe-to toe against  Eatersn Conference leaders Montreal but lost 2-1 on Wednesday. Seattle took an early lead through Jordan Morris inside the opening 3 minutes before Mason Toye’s goals in the 18th and 63rd minute helped Montreal to take all three points. It was the Raven Green’s first defeat in their last five games, while three games in that period were victories. Keeping aside the Montreal loss, Brian Schmetzer’s side have been in brilliant form, registering dominant wins against Vancuover (4-0) and Sporting KC (3-0), while playing out a 1-1 draw against Los Angeles FC and edging past Charlotte FC (2-1).

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Possible Lineups

Toronto midfielder Noble Okello is sidelined with a lower-body injury. Last game’s goal-scorer Jimenez has taken his tally to eight goals for the season and the 28-year-old is expected to lead the attack with Nelson, Akinola and Priso in support. As for Sounders, wingers Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan, who have contributed 13 goals and 14 assists between them in the MLS and CONCACAF champion League (CCL) this season, would be the key players to watch out for. Meanwhile Joao Paulo is out with an ACL injury and Xavier Arreaga is nursing a hamstring problem.

Toronto Union possible line-up: West Berg; Chung, Salcedo, Mavinga, Marshall-Rutty; Bradley, Osorio; Priso, Akinola, Nelson; Jimenez

Seattle Sounders possible line-up: Frei; Medranda, Andrade, Cissoko, Tolo; Atencio, Rusnak; C. Roldan, Lodeiro, Morris; Montero

Toronto vs Seattle Sounders Schedule and Fixture

The Major League Soccer encounter between Toronto vs Seattle Sounders will take place at BMO Field and it will kickoff at 5:00 am IST on July 3, Sunday.

Toronto vs Seattle SoundersKey Details
DateJuly 2 (USA)
VenueBMO Field
Kickoff time in India5:00 am (Sunday)
Kickoff time in USA7: 30 pm (Saturday)

Where to watch Toronto vs Seattle Sounders?

The Major League Soccer matches are televised on different networks in various countries. In the United States, these matches are shown on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Fox, FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes, UniMás, TUDN. In the Indian subcontinent, the matches are televised on Eurosport.




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