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Seattle Sounders v Portland Timbers, Desert Friendlies: Game time, TV schedule and live stream

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There’s a chance that Clint Dempsey and Steve Zakuani play soccer again. You should watch.

It’s time for Seattle Sounders soccer. Saturday night’s game against the Portland Timbers is the first of 2017. It could feature the return to the field of both Clint Dempsey and Steve Zakuani. Head Coach Brian Schmetzer gets the opportunity to mix starters and rotational players together as five players are still with national teams and two more are injured. As it is the first match of the preseason most players will probably only play 45 minutes.

If you are new to Sounder at Heart our gamethreads for the team will always include the following - site motto, keys to game, how to watch, and how we’re watching. Welcome to 2017.

nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in altum

you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep

Keys to Game:

  • Who plays right back?
  • Clint Dempsey’s ability to play
  • Steve Zakuani’s ability to play
  • Who partners with Torres at CB?

How to Watch

Match date/time: 5:30 PM, Tuesday Feb. 4th

Venue: Kino Sports Complex

Streaming: SoundersFC.com and their YouTube channel (Johnson of SSFC, Zivin of PDX)

How I'm watching

Kit: Together hoodie

Scarf: 2011 Sounder at Heart/Nos Audietis

Where: Home

This is your Sounder at Heart gamethread; it is your home for live analysis of gameday action.