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Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders Match Thread [7:00]

The Timbers look for revenge tonight after Wednesday's 3-1 extra-time loss to the Sounders.

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The biggest match of the day is also the last as the Portland Timbers take on the Seattle Sounders in a match that could springboard the Timbers out of their current doldrums and into the hunt for a playoff berth.

Following on the heels of the Timbers' 3-1 loss on Wednesday, this will be a matchup between two teams intimately familiar with each other, facing off for the third time this year.

Here is all the information that you need for today's match:


Preview Interview: "As usual the space behind DeAndre tends to be open and Portland tried to exploit that late through a combination of Darlington Nagbe and Steve Zakuani. I actually think the best way to use that area would be to have Fanendo Adi make inverted runs out there. His post-up game wasn't good enough against Chad Marshall and Zach Scott. If he drifts wide and looks to come off the dribble facing those two he can beat them."

General Information

Watch it on:ESPN2

Kick off: 7:00 PM PT at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA

Portland Timbers: 4-5-9, 8th place in the Western Conference

Seattle Sounders: 11-4-2, 1st place in MLS