The Portland Timbers squad brought north is primarily deep roster players, with a handful of names you'll recognize. Brian Rowe will be their keeper as he joins from the MLS keepers pool, left back Brett Evans is also new to Portland as of today. Timbers traveled only 15 players, including Brent Richards.
For Seattle Sounders FC expect to see a lineup with players with MLS starts like Andrew Weber; Marc Burch, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado; Servando Carrasco; Sammy Ochoa and Eddie Johnson. Christian Sivebaek, Andy Rose, Alex Caskey and Andrew Duran will be joined by Daniel Steres (second Reserves 18). Cordell Cato should see significant second half playing time. Ezra Hendrickson will also have Academy players Michael Gallagher, Jordan Schweitzer, Austin Sweeney and Ike Crooke availablel
There will be an audio stream of the match with Ross Fletcher and Taylor Graham at SoundersFC.com closer to gametime.
Portland - Rowe; Purdy, Kawulok, Jean-Baptiste, Evans; Zizzo, Braun, Taylor, Renken; Richards, Dike