SEATTLE SOUNDERS AT REAL SALT LAKE
FIRST LEG MLS PLAYOFFS
RIO TINTO STADIUM
Today, 8 p.m. TV:FOXSOCCER
Radio: 1600 AM, 99.1 FM
All-time series: 2-2-2
Kasey Keller, Leonardo Gonzalez, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Jeff Parke, James Riley, Alvaro Fernandez, Osvaldo Alonso, Brad Evans, Roger Levesque, Fredy Montero, Mike Fucito.
Real Salt Lake:
Nick Rimando, Chris Wingert, Nat Borchers, Jamison Olave, Robbie Russell, Will Johnson, Kyle Beckerman, Andy Williams, Javier Morales, Alvaro Saborio, Fabian Espindola
RSL is on a six-game winless streak, but that comes on the heels of a five-game winning streak. ... The two center-mids, Beckerman and Morales, have not played a game together since April, Beckerman was suspended the final games whille with Morales returned from a major injury. ...RSL has actually fared better in a playoff series when it enters as the underdog and begins the opening leg at home.