By Doug McIntyre
FOX Sports activities Soccer Author
Welcome to Footnotes, FOX Sports activities’ new weekly MLS column that may take you inside the key speaking factors across the league and supply perception throughout all of American soccer.
This debut version begins out West, the place the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas Metropolis will vie for the highest spot within the convention in a marquee matchup Sunday evening (7 p.m. ET, FS1, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports activities app).
The Sounders are coming off a gut-churning 3-2 loss to Mexican membership Leon Wednesday within the Leagues Cup