MATCH: New York Red Bulls (15-9-6, 51 points, 1st, MLS East) at Seattle Sounders FC (15-8-5, 50 points, 1st, MLS West). TYPE: MLS. WHEN: Sunday, 6 p.m, CenturyLink Field. MEETING: 8th (Sounders lead 3-2-2). TV: ESPN. RADIO: 97.3 KIRO FM; SPANISH: KOMO2 (Comcast Ch. 114) and La Gran D 99.3 FM.
In a meeting of best in the East vs. best in the West, the Sounders can become the first team to clinch a berth in the MLS Cup playoffs, as well as re-take sole possession of the Supporters' Shield race, when they host the New York Red Bulls at CenturyLink Field Sunday night. The Sounders, with a league-best six-game (5-0-1) unbeaten streak, lead MLS West with 50 points while the Red Bulls top MLS East with 51.