SEATTLE (AP) — When Jordan Morris takes the field in his hometown Sunday it will be a scene he could only imagine as a kid when the Sounders were in their infancy.
The team that helped changed the scope of Major League Soccer when it arrived a decade ago will host the MLS Cup final for the first time, facing Toronto FC. It’s the third meeting between the clubs in the past four years for the league championship. The venue has changed from those previous two title games — both in Toronto, each club winning once.
The Sounders weren’t supposed to be here and will be buoyed by what’s expected to be the second-largest crowd for an MLS Cup