Assuming Sigi Schmid was being serious, it looks like we'll see Roger Levesque get another chance to build on his Cascadia Cup legend. The Seattle Sounders coach told KJR that Levesque will be in the starting lineup against the Portland Timbers, and we're willing to take him at his word. Aside from that, we don't really expect too many surprises. We're expecting to see Alvaro Fernandez on the left, Mauro Rosales on the right and Erik Friberg in the middle, since it looks like Brad Evans is still nursing an injury.
Our Timbers lineup was provided by Stumptown Footy. No huge surprises there, although it does look like Jeremy Hall is going to start at left back in place of the injured Rodney Wallace. It also looks like Eddie Johnson is going to get another start in place of Kenny Cooper. The rest of the starters are pretty standard, with basically the same lineup that we saw the last time the Sounders and Timbers played.