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Timbers vs. Sounders: Highlights, stats and quotes

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Relive the biggest blowout in Cascadia Cup history.

During the entire 45+-year history of the Sounders-Timbers rivalry, we’ve never seen a performance quite like Sunday’s 6-2 win. The Sounders set all sorts of records, including most goals ever scored by one team in this rivalry, most goals the Timbers had ever allowed at Providence Park and the largest margin of victory. The Sounders have reason to feel good after this one.

MATCH SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC 6 – Portland Timbers 2

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Venue: Providence Park

Referee: Jair Marrufo

Assistants: Frank Anderson, Kathryn Nesbitt

Fourth Official: Baldomero Toledo

VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero

Attendance: 25,218

Weather: 90 degrees and clear

SCORING SUMMARY

SEA – Fredy Montero 13’

SEA – Fredy Montero (João Paulo) 29’

POR – Sebastian Blanco (Felipe Mora) 32’

POR – George Fochice 52’

SEA – Raúl Ruidíaz 55’

SEA – Raúl Ruidíaz 72’

SEA – Jimmy Medranda (João Paulo) 77’

SEA – Nicolas Benezet (Cristian Roldan) 90+4’

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

POR – Larrys Mabiala (caution) 54’

POR – Dario Zuparic (caution) 66’

SEA – João Paulo (caution) 69’

POR – Cristhian Paredes (caution) 76’

LINEUPS & STATS

Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Cleveland; Alex Roldan, Xavier Arreaga, Shane O’Neill, Yeimar, Brad Smith (Jimmy Medranda 62’); João Paulo (Nicolas Benezet 87’), Cristian Roldan, Kelyn Rowe (Nicolás Lodeiro HT); Raúl Ruidíaz (Danny Leyva 90’+2’), Fredy Montero (Josh Atencio 63’)

Substitutes not used: Spencer Richey, Ethan Dobbelaere, Reed Baker-Whiting, Will Bruin, Abdoulaye Cissoko

Total shots: 15

Shots on goal: 8

Fouls: 10

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 2

Saves: 7

Portland Timbers – Aljaz Ivacic; Josecarlos Van Rankin (Bill Tuiloma 87’), Caludio Bravo, Dario Zuparic, Larrys Mabiala; Sebastian Blanco (Cristhian Paredes 63’), George Fochive (Deigo Valeri 73’), Diego Chara, Yimmi Chara (Jaroslaw Neizgoda 87’), Dairon Asprilla (Marvin Loria 73’); Felipe Mora

Substitutes not used: Steve Clark, Pablo Bonilla, Renzo Zambrano, Zachery McGraw

Total shots: 21

Shots on goal: 9

Fouls: 11

Offside: 1

Corner-kicks: 5

Saves: 2