Frank Klopas is going with a heavy lineup for tonight's game:
Sean Johnson; Dan Gargan, Josip Mikulic, Cory Gibbs, Gonzalo Segares; Marco Pappa, Pavel Pardo, Logan Pause; Daniel Paladini; Patrick Nyarko, Dominic Oduro
The U.S. Open Cup Final isn't until Tuesday so there's no reason to worry about overextending these guys. Besides, by the time we get to October 4th, Seattle will have played 7 games in 25 days in 3 countries. Just last night the Sounders tied Comunicaciones 2-2 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Javier Morales is on the bench for RSL and will likely enter a MLS game for the first time since a horrible injury on May 7th. This will likely be a little emotional for the players, staff and fans at Rio Tinto. For a little background on how well the Fire are playing, check out today's earlier story. For a little RSL flavor and perspective, check out RSL Soapbox. Yours and our in-game thoughts after the break.