Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders
The Portland Timbers visit rival Seattle Sounders on matchday 16 of the MLS regular season on Saturday, June 3rd.
Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. with kickoff just after 1:30 p.m. on 750 The Game. The match will be broadcast for free on both Apple TV and FOX.
The Timbers enter the contest tenth in the Western Conference standings with 16 points in 15 games played (4 wins, 7 losses, 4 draws). They are coming off a 4-1 loss at Sporting Kansas City last Sunday.
The Sounders are at the top of the conference standings with 26 points in 16 games played (8 wins, 6 losses, 2 draws). However, they are coming off a midweek loss at home to San Jose Earthquakes, 1-0.
The Timbers beat Seattle in the first meeting of the two rivals at Providence Park back on April 15th, 4-1. That match saw Seattle take a 1-0 lead before a bicycle kick goal from Dairon Asprilla that took the soccerverse by storm and sent the Timbers on to score 4 goals in the final 18 minutes of the contest to stun their rivals.
Portland has won four consecutive meetings against Seattle, the longest winning streak for either side in the long history of the rivalry across all competitions.
The Timbers have never lost a regular season meeting at Lumen Field against the Sounders since Giovanni Savarese became head coach in 2018.