A huge clash for the 2nd spot of the Western Conference will take place at the CenturyLink Field, where the Seattle Sounders will host Minnesota United. Both teams have 53 points and Minnesota are sitting at the 2nd spot, with the Galaxy two points behind looking to pounce. Even Real Salt Lake can challenge the 2nd spot, who are three points behind.
Minnesota United (15-10-8) are coming into this match after a hard-fought 1-1 draw at home against LAFC. They have been in quite solid form lately, with just one loss in their last six (3-1-2). Minnesota United are sitting at the 2nd spot of the Conference with 53 points, as many as Seattle below them. They have scored 52 goals and have conceded 42. They have been solid on the road so far (5-9-2) but terrible lately (1-4-2).
Seattle (15-10-8) played a solid match on the road against San Jose last week, escaping with all three points in a 1-0 win. But they have not been in very good form lately, winning just two of their last five (2-2-1). The Sounders are now sitting at the 3rd spot of the Conference with 53 points, scoring 51 goals and conceding 49. They have also been very hard to beat at home (10-2-4), with both of their losses this season coming in their last six (2-2-2).