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Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders Playoff Match Thread [8:00]

The Timbers take on Seattle tonight in a match that will define the season for both teams.

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

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.

General Information

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)

Starting Lineups

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

Final Thoughts

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.