| ||PROBABLE LINEUPS||Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Meredith; Burch, Ianni, Parke, Johansson; Rose, Gonzalez, Alonso, Evans, Montero; Rosales.|
SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC -- OUT: GK Andrew Weber (R adductor strain); FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); FW David Estrada (L foot fracture); QUESTIONABLE: MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); GK Michael Gspurning (R hip strain); PROBABLE: DF Adam Johansson (R hamstring strain)
|Chelsea (4-4-2): Cech; Ivanovic, Terry, Luiz, Cole; Ramires, Meireles, Obi Mikel, Lampard; Hazard, Torres|| ||DID YOU KNOW?|
Chelsea finished 6th in the Premier League in 2011-12 but still qualified for the Champions League due to the fact that it won the tournament by beating Bayern Munich on penalties.
The club's marquee signing this summer, Eden Hazard, is set to make his debut for the club. He'll wear no. 17 for the London side.
This summer also signaled the exit of club legend Didier Drogba, who signed for Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.
Following its match with Seattle, the Blues will take on PSG at Yankee Stadium on July 22 and then will be the opponent for the MLS All-Stars at PPL Park in Chester on July 25.
Seattle comes into the match in third place in the Western Conference with 31 points from 20 matches.
U.S. international Eddie Johnson currently leads the club in scoring with eight goals.
Following the friendly, Seattle will go on to face fellow Western Conference teams Colorado and Los Angeles.
The Sounders played Manchester United this time last season and were beaten handily 7-0.