Austin FC earned its first-ever win over the Seattle Sounders FC on May 17 with a 2-1 away victory. Austin FC had failed to win any of its first four matches against the Seattle Sounders FC (D2 L2), totaling only one goal over the four games.
Austin FC has lost four straight matches in all competitions, the second longest losing run in club history (5 straight in August-September 2021). Austin FC has lost only two of its last 11 regular-season home games (W6 D3), however, including winning the last three in a row.
The Seattle Sounders FC have won only two of its last 13 matches in all competitions (D5 L6) including going winless in six straight (D2 L4). The Seattle Sounders FC have just one longer winless run since the start of the 2014 season, going eight in a row without a victory from October 2021 to February 2022 (D5 L3).
Austin FC conceded in the 97th minute in its 1-0 loss to FC Dallas on Saturday. Austin FC has conceded stoppage-time goals in each of its last two matches after not allowing a goal at 90′ or later in any of its first 23 matches this regular season.
Nicolas Lodeiro recorded his ninth assist of the season on Sunday. Lodeiro is one assist away from becoming the fifth player in MLS history to have six different seasons with at least 10 assists (Preki – 8, L. Donovan -7, B. Davis -7, Valderrama – 6).