A quick look ahead to Sounders' Game 2 on Saturday:
SOUNDERS FC (0-1-0; 0 points)AT NEW YORK RED BULLS (0-0-0)4:30 p.m., Red Bulls Arena; Harrison, N.J.TV:KONG 6/16. RADIO: 97.3 FM (1210 AM in Spanish).HEAD TO HEAD: Seattle leads 2-1-1. Last season, each team won 1-0 on the road. This game falls on the second anniversary of the Sounders’ inaugural game, a home win over New York. This season, the Red Bulls visit Qwest Field on June 23.NOTES: This is the opener for the Red Bulls. The Sounders began their season Tuesday with a 1-0 loss to Los Angeles in Seattle. … The Red Bulls went 15-9-6 last season and are the defending Eastern Conference champions. However, Juan Pablo Angel, who led that team with 13 goals, has departed for Los Angeles. New York’s top returning goal-scorer is Dane Richards (5 goals). … Probable starters for New York are GK Bouna Coundoul; defenders Roy Miller, Tim Ream, Rafa Marquez and Jan Gunnar Solli; midfielders Teemu Tainio, Mehdi Ballouchy, Joel Lindpere and Richards; and forwards Juan Agudelo and Thierry Henry. … Neither Brad Evans (hamstring) nor Pat Noonan (adductor) traveled with the Sounders. … Seattle defenders Jeff Parke and Taylor Graham are former Red Bulls. … The broadcast of this game will be transmitted to four continents including all of Africa and the United Kingdom. … The referee is Jair Marrufo.NEXT: Houston Dynamo, 7 p.m. Friday, Qwest Field; KING 5.