Sounders FC Hosts Austin FC Wednesday Night at Lumen Field

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May 17, 2023 – Major League Soccer (MLS)Seattle Sounders FC News Release

Sounders FC captain Nicolás Lodeiro
Sounders FC captain Nicolás Lodeiro
(Seattle Sounders FC)

SEATTLE, WASH. – Sounders FC (7-3-2, 23 points) returns home to the Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field tonight to take on Austin FC (2-5-4, 10 points). Seattle currently sits in first place in the Western Conference with 23 points through 12 matches, two points above LAFC, while Austin ranks 12th with 10 points through 11 matches.

Seattle has never lost to Austin FC since the latter joined MLS in 2021, playing to a 2-0-2 record and conceding one goal in those four matches.

The Rave Green are coming off a 1-0 win at Houston on Saturday that featured a goal from Tacoma Defiance midfielder Paul Rothrock, who was playing via a short-term agreement. It was Rothrock’s third goal in as many appearances for the First Team in all competitions, including a pair of tallies in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play.

Following Wednesday’s match, the Rave Green travel north to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Saturday, May 20 (7:30 p.m. PT / Apple TV, iHeartMedia, El Rey 1360 AM).


Global Stream: Apple TV

Talent (English): Keith Costigan & Maurice Edu

Talent (Spanish): Jorge Perez Navarro & Marcelo Balboa

Local Radio: 950 KJR AM

National Radio (simulcast): Sirius XM FC

Talent: Danny Jackson, Pete Fewing & Michelle Ludtka

Pre-Match, Halftime and Post-Match: Jackson Felts, Pete Fewing & Mazvita Maraire

Local Radio (Spanish): El Rey 1360 AM

Talent: Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda, Carlos Tapia & Marlo Vilela

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