CC Vs SS Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Showpiece final sees Seattle Sounders sway the wind in their favour ahead of the much awaited contest.
They might have missed out on top spot in the Western Conference but Seattle Sounders were quick to address the problems engulfing the side come the business end of the league. Their devout devotion to ironing out those issues is paying rewards with the side making it out of a testing semi-final clash to make its presence felt in today’s marquee final.
Taking on a Minnesota United team which was yet to concede in the playoffs, Seattle Sounders showed why they are held in such high esteem as an attacking unit. They had little qualms in foraging three goals on the day, ones which came at crucial junctures to take the side to a win in the five goal thriller.
Coming across a similar kind of opposition today in the form of Columbus Crew, Seattle have now shown the league that they are ruthless and relentless. The club has refused to be fazed by any kind of defence to place the club on the anvil of wrapping its hands around the much yearned for trophy.
CC Vs SS Fantasy Probable Winner
While Columbus Crew are bound to give a searing headache to Seattle, they much like their counterparts will fail to keep Seattle’s attack at bay to concede the title to their nemesis.
Probable Playing 11
- Vito, Pedro and Nagbe have all sustained injuries for Columbus ahead of today’s clash.
Josh Williams, Milton Valenzuela, Artur, Darlington Nagbe, Derrick Etienne, Lucas Zelarayán, Gyasi Zardes, Vito Wormgoor, Aboubacar Keita, Pedro Santos, Andrew Tarbell
Frei, Smith, Kee-hee, Torres, Leerdam, Roldan, Raul, Gustav and , Svensson, Jones, Lodeiro, Morris, Ruidiaz
Match: Columbus Vs Seattle Sounders Final
Date And Time: 13th December, Sunday- 8:00am IST
Venue: MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus
Top Goal Scorer
- Zardes: 2 Goals, 1 Assist
- Ruidiaz: 2 Goals, 1 Assist
Our set of picks for today’s clash begin with the selection of Columbus Crew’s Eloy Room as the goal-keeper. The catalyst of the side’s perseverance at the back, his resolute goal-keeping has seen the side emerge with two cleansheets on the spin.
He finds company in Jonathan Mensah who has not only done the dirty work at the back but has also made his way into the side’s attacks to pull off the one assist.
Seattle Sounders on the other hand will see us opt for the duo of Yeimar Gomez-Andrade and Nouhou Tolo. Columbus aren’t revered as the most attacking of clubs, a side these two names can halt from scoring owing to their multitude of tackles and blocks.
Nicolas Lodeiro has emerged as one of the most integral and instrumental part of his club’s journey to this stage. The Seattle Sounders man has taken over charge of the midfield, a player who has always provided something in attack in every encounter.
Joao Paulo and Cristian Roldan have meanwhile run the show when it comes to keeping the ball moving quickly and ticking play for the side. Columbus will on the other hand see us opt for Luis Diaz who has been crucial to the side’s defensive play.
His club’s top scorer with the two goals and one assist, striker Gyasi Zardes completes the set of picks from the home side.
Seattle will also see their top scorer make a foray into our side in the form of Raul Ruidiaz with Jordan Morris who has the one assist linking up with him.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Raul’s two goals and an assist will see him be our captain while Nicolas is the vice-captain.
Room, Tolo, Mensah, Yeimar, Nicolas, Roldan, Paulo, Diaz, Raul, Gyasi, Morris
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.