This is playoff soccer. A win or draw tonight means two more games for the Portland Timbers while the Seattle Sounders go home in tears. A loss tonight means that the season is over. This is the biggest game that these Timbers have ever played.
First Leg: 2-1 Timbers
Watch it on: NBC Sports
Kick off: 8:00 pm
Portland Timbers: 1st seed in the Western Conference. (57 points)
Seattle Sounders: 4th seed in the Western Conference. (52 points)
Portland Timbers: Ricketts, Jewsbury, Danso, Kah, Harrington, Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson ©, Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.
Seattle Sounders: Gspurning; Yedlin, Traore, Hurtado, Burch; Evans (C), Alonso, Dempsey, Moffat; Joseph, Johnson
The Timbers are talented, sharp, and ready for anything. It will take more than a collection of past-their-prime stars to pass over the Timbers at Jeld-Wen.