SS vs RLSC Dream11 : Second quarter-final of the day sees Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake take on each other day.
They both were paired together in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer, finishing in second and third place respectively and its only befitting that Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake take on each other once again. The stakes have increasingly massively though come today as the familiar faces meet each other once again with the winner of this tie emerging into the semi-finals of the league.
Seattle Sounders find themselves in today’s second quarter-final after surviving a real scare in what was an edge of the seat thriller against Dallas. The seven goal intriguing affair saw them just about squirm their way to a win, scramming through to a 4-3 result to emerge unscathed as the side conjured up the all important fourth goal to ease into the impending tie.
Elsewhere, Real Salt Lake emerged 2-1 winners over Western Conference side Portland Timbers a win vindictive of the tenacious nature of the side. Both the sides have endured seasons which are exactly reminiscent of each other, winning their final two conference matches to come into today’s contest each other bestowed with a three match winning spree. It’s set to make this clash a closely contested, competitive and feisty affair, one which will be decided by extremely fine margins.
Probable Playing 11
- Will Bruin will be the only player out for the home side for this encounter with the player yet to recover from his prevelant injury.
- On the other hand, Real Salt Lake City will be devoid of the services of Jordan Allen whose knee injury means he’s out for the remainder of the season while Tony Beltran and Besler will also miss this clash due to ongoing injuries.
Real Salt Lake
Rimando (GK), Toia, Onuoha, Glad, Herrera, Beckerman, Luiz, Baird, Savarino, Rusnak, Kreilach
Frei (GK), Leerdam, Torres, Kee-Hee, Smith, Roldan, Svensson, Jones, Lodeiro, Morris, Ruidiaz
Major League Soccer
Match: Seattle Sounders Vs Real Salt Lake Quarter-Final 2
Date And Time: 24th October, Thursday- 7:30am IST
Venue: CenturyLink Field, Seattle
Real Salt Lake
- Glad, Herrera, Rusnak, Kreilach
- Frei, Leerdam, Morris, Ruidiaz
Real Salt Lake
- Rusnak: 28 Goals, 5 Assists
- Ruidiaz: 20 Goals, 3 Assists
SS vs RLSC Dream11 Goal-Keeper
All across their life in the league, Seattle Sounders ended up suffering due to their defence, leaking in a gargantuan 49 goals with their backline bereft of ideas on how to curtail and stall oppositions. The same was reminiscent in their previous fixture as well with the side shipping in the four goals, a malaise of a problem for the side which Real Salt Lake will look to capitalise on.
This sees us opt for the shot stopper from the hosts with us brining in Stefan Frei for this clash with the onslaught and barrage of shots he encounters set to see him come out with a slew of save points.
SS vs RLSC Dream11 Defenders
If any side is going to be keeping a cleansheet in this encounter, it’s going to be Real Salt Lake. Althouhg the chances of any side implanting a shut down are bleak at best given the nature of both their attacking facets, Real Salt Lake have thrived due to their ability to utilise their worldclass performers fruitfully and in fruition fashion leave opposition’s miffed and infuriated in their attempt to craft together a goal.
We have a partnership come in from the side given this discourse, getting in their fullbacks Donny Toia and Aaron Herrera for this pertaining tie. The one defender is brought in by us from the opposition as well with us deciding to move in with Kelvin Leerdam.
SS vs RLSC Dream11 Midfielders
His 28 goals and 5 assists have seen Albert Rusnak emerge as the fulcrum of his side, the main face they have turned to in every encounter and he’s consistently sufficed with succulent displays as well. His ravishing ability to seamlessly move past defenders and leave them in tatters with his enterprising brand of football makes him an instant pick for us for this encounter from Real Salt Lake for this side.
Jefferson Savarino and Kyle Beckerman comes into our side as well from the side for this fixture while from Seattle Sounders we are opting for Joevin Jones and Alex Roldan, two alluring performers who have held fort for the side in both the facets of the game.
SS vs RLSC Dream11 Strikers
Although Seattle Sounders have immense qualms in the defensive side of things, the side have wiped over those with the impressive and sensational attacking sojourns. The side have been titillating in the attacking side of the park, pummelling sides with their relentless and ruthless displays with 20 goal man Raul Ruidiaz leading the side’s travails.
From the opposition elsewhere we are moving in with Damir Kreilach after his performance against Portland Timbers saw him cover himself with glory and win us over.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Ruidiaz will be our side’s captain for this encounter while Rusnak comes in as the vice-captain.
Dream 11 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.