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Game Notes: Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake (Western Conference Semifinals) - October 23, 2019

October 22, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Seattle Sounders FC News Release

Seattle Sounders FC defeated FC Dallas in the First Round on Saturday at CenturyLink Field
Seattle Sounders FC defeated FC Dallas in the First Round on Saturday at CenturyLink Field
(Seattle Sounders FC, Credit: Mike Fiechtner / Seattle Sounders FC)

Following a thrilling 4-3 win over FC Dallas on Saturday, Sounders FC continues its 11th consecutive postseason campaign this week as the Western Conference's second seed in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. The Rave Green are set for a matchup with third-place Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals on Wednesday, October 23 at CenturyLink Field.

Wednesday's match is being broadcast nationally on FS1 featuring Jon Strong, Stu Holden and Katie Witham on the call. A Spanish-language national broadcast is available on FOX Deportes, with Rodolpho Landeros handling play-by-play and Mariano Trujillo on analyst duties.

Sports Radio 950 KJR AM is airing the contest, with Matt Johnson and Kasey Keller providing the commentary, as well as Jackson Felts, Wade Webber and Danny Jackson on pre-match, halftime and post-match coverage. Fans in Western Washington can tune in to El Rey 1360 AM for a Spanish radio broadcast, featuring "Zuper" Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda and Carlos Tapia.

Sounders FC is 2-1-1 all-time against Real Salt Lake in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs, including a 1-0-1 record in Seattle. The clubs previously met in the postseason in 2011 and 2012, splitting the two aggregate series matchups. Seattle is currently amidst a 10-match home postseason winning streak dating back to 2014. In regular season action, the Rave Green are 9-3-2 all-time against Real Salt Lake at CenturyLink Field.

Should Sounders FC advance, it would face the winner of Los Angeles FC and the LA Galaxy next week in the Western Conference Championship.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

National TV: FS1

Talent: Jon Strong, Stu Holden and Katie Witham

National TV (Spanish): FOX Deportes

Talent: Rodolpho Landeros and Mariano Trujillo

Local Radio: 950 KJR AM

Talent: Matt Johnson and Kasey Keller

Pre-Match, Halftime and Post-Match TV Talent: Jackson Felts, Wade Webber and Danny Jackson

Local Radio (Spanish): El Rey 1360 AM

Talent: Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda and Carlos Tapia





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Seattle Sounders FC defeated FC Dallas in the First Round on Saturday at CenturyLink Field
Seattle Sounders FC defeated FC Dallas in the First Round on Saturday at CenturyLink Field

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