SS Vs LAF Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Coronavirus wreaks havoc in Los Angeles’ ranks ahead of their impending playoff encounter.
Fortuitous enough to scamper their way into the top 8 of the Western Conference, Los Angeles could finally seen luck depart their side come today. Where being up against second placed Seattle Sounders was a daunting challenge in itself, the outbreak of Coronavirus cases at the club have added to the side’s woes ahead of their showdown today.
For Los Angeles, any aspirations they have of progressing from this tie lie squarely on the side’s attacking side of the game. Its this gameplan which makes their barrage of missing players all the more a cause of concern today with the club missing out on quiessential attacking names.
Up against a paper thin Los Angeles setup, Seattle Sounders will be quietly confident of progressing through to the quarter-finals from this affair. While the club dipped in form in the tailend of the Western Conference with just two wins from their last five matches, today’s contest should see them revert back to their imperious best.
SS Vs LAF Fantasy Probable Winner
This has all the makings of an edge of the seat thriller, a fixture where the goals will flow by freely. These are two electric attacks, sides who’ll spare no expense to peddle out a hoard of goals.
In this matchup, Seattle’s defence will serve them fruitfully and see them thrive on the day.
Probable Playing 11
- Seattle will see Xavier spend time on the sidelines with him currently down with Coronavirus.
- Los Angeles have been rocked with a bout of COVID cases with Rossi, Diego, Jose and Brian all having tested positive for Coronavirus.
Frei, Smith, Kee-hee, Torres, Leerdam, Roldan, Raul, Gustav and , Svensson, Jones, Lodeiro, Morris, Ruidiaz
Miller, Blackmoon, Zimmerman, Segura, Harvey, Nguyen, Atuesta, Blessing, Rodriguez, Rossi, Vela
Match: Seattle Sounders Vs Los Angeles Playoffs
Date And Time: 25th November, Wednesday- 9:00am IST
Venue: Lumen Field, Seattle
Top Goal Scorer
- Ruidiaz: 11 Goals, 4 Assists
- Rossi: 9 Goals, 2 Assists
Kenneth Vermeer from Los Angeles will be ingrained in our side as the goal-keeper for this tie. The side’s shot stopper was integral to the side making it to the playoffs as he safeguarded his side’s sticks to protect a sorry backline.
Whilst a cleansheet looks unlikely for either side in this contest, if there’s any club which can keep one today, its Seattle Sounders. They are not only clearly the more better equipped defence, one laden with well-endowed defenders but also come equipped with the acumen to close the ball and kill the attacking plays.
This docket will entirely be about the picks from Seattle. We have a trio lining up for us from the club, one comprising of Yeimar Gomez-Andrade, Nouhou Tolo and Kelvin Leerdam.
From being the top scorer last season to spending a magnitude of this edition on the injury bed, Carlos Vela has failed to showcase his true mettle as a player. Now fully fit though, he’s set to be back at his best come today, a player who can rip the best of defences into shreds.
Pairing him up for the day’s outing is Eduard Atuesta whilst we have a reminiscent partnership represent us from the home side too. We begin with Nicolas Lodeiro who has scripted the 6 goals and 9 assists for his side, a player who has not only found the net but has carved 9 goals as well with his layups.
The talismanic Joao Paulo will join up with him for the forthcoming matchup.
Seattle’s top scoter in the league with a gargantuan 13 goals and 5 goals, Raul Ruidiaz has been exceptional for the club. He has formed a lethal and formidable partnership alongside Jordan Morris who has the 9 goals and 6 assists, two players who has effortlessly conjured up goals for the club.
Los Angeles on the other hand will see Bradley Wright-Phillips be inducted in our framework in lieu of the 5 goals and 6 assists he has registered.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His 18 goal contributions see Raul be our captain for the day with counterpart Lodeiro being the vice-captain.
Vermeer, Tolo, Leerdam, Yeimar, Lodeiro, Paulo, Atuesta, Vela, Raul, Morris, Bradley
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