MATCH: Seattle Sounders FC (4-3-3, 15 points, 6th, MLS West) at L.A. Galaxy (5-4-2, 17 points, 4th, MLS West). TYPE: MLS. WHEN: Sunday, 8 p.m., The Home Depot Center, Carson, CA. MEETING: 10th (Galaxy leads 4-3-2). TV: ESPN2. RADIO: 97.3 KIRO FM; SPANISH: KOMO2 (Comcast Ch. 114) and La Gran D 99.3 FM.
After spending the first 9½ weeks of the season in last place in MLS West, the Sounders, winners of three in a row and unbeaten over their last six, now roost in sixth, a point behind the fifth-place Colorado Rapids. Having played the fewest games in MLS, the Sounders have two to four games in hand on the top six teams with the LA Galaxy due up next, Sunday in Carson, CA.