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USOC: Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders match rescheduled

Different bat time, same bat channel.

MLS: Desert Friendlies-Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

The USOC match up against the Seattle Sounders has been rescheduled per the Portland Timbers website.

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that the date for the team’s fourth-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match against Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Stadium has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific). Originally scheduled to be played Wednesday, June 14, the match has been rescheduled to accommodate the schedules of both teams.

This fourth-round match marks the seventh meeting between the two Cascadia rivals in U.S. Open Cup play, dating back to their first tournament match as second-division sides in 2005.

This may help alleviate a bit of the fixture congestion, not to mention we’re going to see a lot of the Flounders in the upcoming weeks. With the first matchup set to take place this Saturday in Seattle.

Portland will play Seattle 4 times in 7 weeks.