Simon Dawkins has scored in 60% of his starts against Sounders FC, tallying a goal in three of his six starts against the Western Conference side.
The Earthquakes have lost just three games to Seattle since the start of the 2012 season, holding an 8-3-2 record against Sounders FC during that time.
Only two players in MLS history have tallied more career assists against Seattle than Shea Salinas’ four (Brad Davis – 7; Landon Donovan – 6).
Chris Wondolowski’s nine goals against Seattle are the most by any individual against the club in MLS history.
Sounders FC rookie striker Jordan Morris played his college soccer at Stanford University, 15 miles north of Avaya Stadium.
The Earthquakes and Sounders FC were each founded 42 years ago as part of the North American Soccer League.
Seattle forward Clint Dempsey has scored 52 goals for the U.S. National Team, second most in team history (Landon Donovan – 57).
There have been 15,455 days between Saturday’s match and the two teams’ first-ever meeting on May 19, 1974.