SS Vs MU Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Tantalisingly poised semi-final set to take the league by aplomb as two firm challengers for the trophy lock heads.
Having breezed their way through to the semi-finals of MLS 2020-21, Seattle Sounders and Minnesota United faceoff today in the second semi-final of the league. It’s a clash which has all the makings of a riveting tie, a clash which will set the league alight when two of the most in form clubs fight it out for a top in the showpiece summit clash.
Well acclimatised with each other having met multiple times in the Western Conference previously, Seattle and Minnesota know they’ll need to be at their best if they are to progress from this matchup. Both the clubs have been sensational across the quarter-finals and playoffs, emphatically downing their opponents in their respective fixtures.
Not conceding a single goal in their last two matches, Minnesota United are currently clicking together as an entire unit. The team has upped the ante at the right moment, a side which has taken on the shape of a juggernaut with its clinical showings.
SS Vs MU Fantasy Probable Winner
If there’s one side capable of halting Minnesota’s march, its Seattle. Finishing two places above Minnesota in the Western conference, the conference’s second placed side has carried its electric form from those matches into the semi-final.
This will be a finely poised tie, one where we envisage Minnesota’s defence just about swaying the wind in the club’s favour.
Probable Playing 11
- Tyler, Ike and Luis have all sustained injuries ahead of today’s encounter, ones which will rule out the Seattle trio.
- Gustav is injured while Xavier has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Frei, Smith, Kee-hee, Torres, Leerdam, Roldan, Raul, Gustav and , Svensson, Jones, Lodeiro, Morris, Ruidiaz
Tyler Miller, Ike Opara, Chase Gasper, Michael Boxall, Jan Gregus, Thomás Chacón, Ethan Finlay, Kevin Molino, Luis Fernando Amarilla, Mason Toye, Marlon Hairston
Match: Seattle Sounders Vs Minnesota United Semi-Final 2
Date And Time: 8th December, Tuesday- 8:00am IST
Venue: Lumen Field, Seattle
Top Goal Scorer
- Molino: 4 Goals
- Nicolas: 1 Goal, 1 Assist
Allowing just one goal past him in the last couple of matches, Seattle Sounders’ Stefan Frei has stayed true to his reputation as one of the most astute shot stoppers in the league.
He’s been well aided by Nouhou Tolo who has provided him unstinted support at the back. Minnesota United on the other hand will see the Bakaye Dibassy who has the one goal to his name and Romain Metanire line up for us as the first couple of picks from the club.
Emanuel Reynoso has taken the brunt of creating for Minnesota upon himself come the business end of the league. His ability to spray the ball all over the pitch has seen him provide five assists, the most ever since the playoffs for the club.
Jan Gregus who has the one assist and Osvaldo Alonso will be wrapping up the trio of attacking picks from the side. Seattle on the other hand will se the ever dependable and flawless Nicolas Lodeiro retain his place in our team owing to the one goal and assist he has.
Joao Paulo’s intricate ability to keep play ticking with his ball handling sees him be the second pick from the side.
Scoring on four occasions for Minnesota across the last couple of matches, Kevin Molino has come alive just when his side wanted him to. Seattle will meanwhile as ever see Raul Ruidiaz who has the one goal and one assist be our pick for the day.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Molino’s four goals see him captain our team while Lodeiro is the vice-captain.
Tolo, Metanire, Dibassy, Lodeiro, Paulo, Reynoso, Gregus, Alonso, Raul, Molino
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