Near where the Duwamish meets the Sound is a small stadium, holding up to 69,000 people. Today, CenturyLink Field will be over 50,000 voices strong, all trying to help power another win over the Portland Timbers. Both the team from the logging village and the Seattle Sounders can be first after this game. Only Seattle is first in the Western Conference right now.
This is the Cascadia Cup, with first place on the line. FS1 has their strongest voice here for it (John Strong even). It starts at 6:30 PM, or so.
Absences: Injury, international duty and suspension
Seattle: Brad Evans is out. Lamar Neagle and Harry Shipp are questionable. Joevin Jones is still not around.
Timbers: David Guzman is suspended. Gbenga Arokoyo and Chance Myers are out. Fanendo Adi, Liam Ridgewell, and Jake Gleeson are questionable.
Diego Chara will be suspended in his next match if he gets a yellow today. Vytas Andriuskevicius and Jack Barmby are two yellows from accumulation suspension. No Sounders are in danger.
Mark Geiger is the center referee. Victor Rivas is the VAR.
nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in alto
you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep
this is our Sound
Keys to the Game:
- Limit Valeri in forward areas
- Use free kicks to attack effectively
- Rest tomorrow
- Torres v slashing forwards
How to Watch
Match date/time: 6:30 PM Pacific, August 27, 2017
Venue: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, Cascadia
Online Streaming: Fox Sports Go (except where blacked out)
National TV: FS1 (Strong, Friedel, Witham)
Local Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM Seattle (Johnson, Keller)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Asia: BeIN Sports (ASIA) | Australia: BeIN Sports (AUS) | Brazil: Globosat | Europe: Eurosport | Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sports | Singapore: Starhub | Sub-Saharan Africa: FOX Africa | Taiwan: Sportscast | United Kingdom: Sky Sports
Here is your @Delta Starting XI for tonight's match against @TimbersFC!— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) August 28, 2017
Tune in to FS1 at 6:30PM for #SEAvPOR.
➡️ https://t.co/jc8qGgsEbV pic.twitter.com/BHPUM6nLJV
The Eleven. #RivalryWeek #RCTID #BeatSeattle pic.twitter.com/Z8gWedhjna— Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) August 28, 2017
How I'm watching
Outfit: Leviathan (buy this)
Where: 214, Row C
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