Here's my game preview, which sort of deals with the relationship between Chivas Guadalajara and Chivas USA.
Here's a preview from MLSsoccer.com, dealing with this odd little scoring hex that the Goats seem to have on Seattle.
And here are some basics:
CHIVAS USA (8-15-4; 28 pts.)AT SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC (13-9-6; 45 pts.)8 p.m., Qwest Field.TV: ESPN2.RADIO: 97.3 FM (1210 AM in Spanish).HEAD TO HEAD: Chivas leads, 2-0-2. Seattle has never scored on the Goats in four league meetings. However, the Sounders defeated Chivas, 3-1, in this season’s U.S. Open Cup semifinals.TEAM LEADERS: For Chivas – G 9, Justin Braun; A 3, five players; S 57, Braun; SOG 25 Braun; GAA 1.32, Zack Thornton. For Seattle – G 10, Fredy Montero; A 9, Montero; S 87, Montero; SOG 34, Montero; GAA 1.13, Kasey Keller. NOTES: Seattle has won four straight league games, while Chivas has lost three out of four. However, the win came last weekend: 3-0, over Toronto. … The Sounders have clinched a place in the postseason, while Chivas has been eliminated from playoff contention for the first time in five seasons. … Seattle is 4-0-2 over its last six home MLS games, while the Goats are 0-4-1 over their last five away. … Chivas forward Alan Gordon is out after receiving a two-game suspension from the league for endangering the safety of Toronto defender Adrian Cann in an Oct. 9 game. Leading-scorer Braun is listed as questionable after suffering a concussion. … Seattle’s Sanna Nyassi has scored five goals in his last four overall games. Blaise Nkufo has scored five goals in his last four league matches, including two game-winners. … Seattle is 5-0 in October MLS games. … Montero, Osvaldo Alonso and Tyrone Marshall are one caution away from one-game suspensions. … The referee is Edvin Jurisevic. … This is Fan Appreciation Night. Details are outlined in a post below.NEXT: The Sounders conclude CONCACAF Champions League play at 7 p.m. Tuesday when Saprissa of Costa Rica visits Qwest Field. They end the MLS regular season Oct. 23 at Houston. Then, the Sounders will open the playoffs at 5 p.m. Oct. 31 at Qwest Field, regardless of seeding or opponent. Playoff tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday.