New York City FC and Seattle Sounders FC meet at Yankee Stadium in a Major League Soccer game.
New York City FC
New York City hosts the Seattle Sounders, who have lost four of their last five games in all competitions. A win for the New York team on Thursday could put them in the top four of the Eastern Conference. The home side comes with an impressive thirteen unbeaten games in the league and the cup, making the New York team the favourite to win.
This is a team that maintains its strength when playing outside their stadium. For this competition, they don’t lose at home for the last seven games. Their attack has scored regularly, at least one goal in each of the last ten games for this competition. The New York City team will play at home, in front of their faithful fans, which could make the difference for the confrontation.
Seattle Sounders FC
The Seattle Sounders entered their home game against Vancouver Whitecaps after losing the last four games, clinching a 1-0 win. The Seattle Sounders team enters this match of the American championship, placed in the 3rd position of the Western Confederation, adding 29 points to the 18 games already played.
This is a team affected by the home factor, being stronger when playing with the support of their fans. In the last eight away games for the championship Seattle have won one, three draws and four losses, so they have won 6 points out of 24.
Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but the attack has regularly scored, 9 goals in the previous 10 matches for this competition.
New York City FC win.