Sounders FC make history with nine foreign starters in MLS Cup final


Seattle (USA), Nov 10 (EFE) .- The Seattle Sounders FC made history this Sunday as soon as they started presenting a starting team in which nine of the 11 players are foreigners.

Coach Brian Schmetzer of Sounders FC decided on goalkeeper Stefan Frei (Switzerland) and the four defenders with Kelvin Leerdan (Dutch), Roman Torres (Panama), Kim Kee-hee (South Korea) and Brad Smith ( Australia).

In the center of the field he placed the Swedish veteran Gustav Svensson, the trinitarian Joevin Jones and the Uruguayan Nicolas Lodeiro, while the Peruvian Ruidiaz came out on the tip.

While Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney decided on five foreign players in the starting lineup with goalkeeper Quentin Westberg (France), defenses Auro Jr. (Brazil) and Chris Mavinga (France), while in the attack came Tsubasa Endoh (Japan), Alejandro Pozuelo (Spain) and Nicolas Benezet (France) .EFE

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