Final: Philly 1, Sounders 0. Big LA-Timbers match coming up at 8 on ESPN2. Then Sounders to Portland on Sunday.
It's the Sounders' first back-to-back losses of the season. Schmid tells JOEtv he's not worries ... but sounds eager to get some healthy bodies back.
Shots 12-9 PHI; on target 5-2 PHI; cormers 6-1 PHI; fouls 12-4 SEA; possession 50-50.
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87' Sounders finally get first corner of the match. Nothing much comes of it.
81' Sounders' final sub: Marshall on, Remick off.
75' Thomas subs for Kovar.
71' Darwin Jones on for Lamar Neagle.
69' GOAL Philly. Sapong in front of goal and heads in. Philly, 1-0.
Second half: ... is under way.
HT Union-Sounders 0-0. Nice first 20 minutes by Seattle, but much on the back foot thereafter. Feels like something's gotta change.
32' Frei stops and then smothers rebound of Edu PK attempt. We go on scorelessly.
30' Penalty on Remick for high kick in box. PK coming up for Philly.
First 15 minutes: Scoreless. No real danger yet.
First kick: ... has been struck. We're under way. Sounders in rave/rave. Philly in navy blue and gold.
Lineups: For Sounders: Frei; Fisher, Ockford, Scott, Remick; Azira, Pineda, Roldan Pappa, Kovar; Neagle. Reserves: Perkins, Mears, Marshall, Rose, Thomàs, Jones, Mansaray.
Left back Dylan Remick is the only usual starter along the back line. Ockford is making is MLS debut, while Fisher and midfielder Kovar are making their first MLS starts.
For the Union: Sylvestre; Fabinho, Marquez, Edu, Williams; Carroll, Nogueira, Pfeffer, Maidana, Wenger; Sapong. Reserves: McCarthy, Gaddis, White, Ayuk, Fred, Hoppenot, Catic.
Pregame: These midweek East Coast games come early, and we're already closing in on the first kick of Philadelphia-Sounders, 4 p.m. from Chester, Pa.
The game will be shown on JOEtv, but there is no English-language radio. We'll keep the blog open before, during and after, with additional updates and comments on Twitter @donruiztnt.
We should be receiving lineups about an hour or so before first kick.