Seattle Sounders to host the MLS Cup for the first time ever
Guess what folks, the Seattle Sounders are hosting the 2019 MLS Cup next week as they take on Toronto FC. This is the first time in the team’s history that they’re both hosting the championship game and playing for it.
It will also be the 3rd time in 4 years that Seattle has taken on Toronto for the championship. Seattle won the first game in 2016, then Toronto returned the favor in 2017.
But, both of those games were played at BMO Field in Toronto, and analysts think that home-field advantage is going to be beneficial for the Sounders this go around. We agree- there’s nothing like the thrill of the hometown crowd during championships.
The Sounders came in second place in the Western Conference before beating Dallas, Salt Lake and finally LA in playoffs to earn their spot in the final. Meanwhile, Toronto came in 4th in the East but beat DC, New York and finally Atlanta (who came in 1st for the season).
We’ve got two underdogs going head to head for the 3rd time in 4 years? This is going to be one for the ages.
When: November 10
Where: CenturyLink Field
Tickets: $488 and up (yikes), get them here