The hosts started the season brilliantly and are currently leading the league table. Meanwhile, visitors will aim to end their poor results streak and run their season.
Seattle Sounders failed to score four straight wins the last time as they tied 1-1 at home Atlanta United.
After taking a sixth-minute lead through Real Royce, the visitors leveled after Joseph Martinez scored a penalty kick in the 86th minute.
The draw came after an impressive series of four straight wins, in which they scored eight goals and kept three clean sheets.
Brian Schmitzer’s men are now the only team unbeaten in the Western Conference, with five wins and two draws from seven matches.
This impressive race helped Seattle Sounders climb to the top of the table, two points behind second-placed Kansas City.
Meanwhile, Austin FC’s side failed to end their poor form, losing 1-0 away to Nashville on Monday.
Randall Lyell scored the only goal of the match in the 35th minute, but that was enough to give the home side their second win in seven games.
Josh Wolf’s men have now failed to savor victory on each of their last three rounds, dating back to a 1–0 win over Minnesota United FC on May 2.
The decline in figure saw Austin FC fall to 11th at the Western Conference table, above the gutter Dallas FC On the goal difference alone.
Seattle Sounders vs Austin head-to-head
This will be the first meeting between the two parties to the Western conference, and they will aim to start their competition by winning.
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The hosts will miss Stefan Frey (knee), Jordi Delm (AFC Champions League), Josh Atencio (muscular) and Nicholas Ludero (knee) who were absent from the stadiums due to injuries.
Injured: Stefan Frey, Jordi Delm, Josh Atensio, Nicholas Lodero
suspended: no one
Austin FC has a relatively long absentee list. The likes of Hector Jimenez, Ben Sweet, Ulysses Segura and Aaron Schoenefeld were disqualified due to injuries.
Alexander Ring will also miss the match as he will be offered a final ban for a red card in a 2–1 loss to Sporting Kansas City.
Injured: Hector Jimenez, Ben Sweet, Ulysses Segura, Aaron Schoenefeld
suspended: Alexander Ring
Seattle Sounders vs Austin FC predicted 11th
Seattle Sounders eleven predicted (3-4-3): Stefan Cleveland Nuho Tolo, Lemar Gomez, Xavier Ariaga; Brad Smith, Alex Roldan, Joao Paulo, Klein Roe; Christian Roldan, Freddy Monteiro, Raul Ruydiaz
Austin FC Expected 11 (4-3-3): Brad Stover, Zahn Colemanich, Matt Bessler, Johan Romana, Nick Lima; Diego Fagundes, Sebastian Berhalter, Thomas Pochettino; Cecilio Dominguez, John Gallagher, Jared Stroud
Forecast Seattle Sounders vs. Austin FC
Seattle Sounders currently top the table thanks to their consistently impressive outings. They will likely continue this form and get all three points on Monday as they face Austin FC.
We also support the homeowners in keeping their nets clean, given their strength in defense in recent weeks.
predictionSeattle Sounders 2-0 Austin FC
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