Seattle Sounders v Portland Timbers: MLS Action on Match-day 26

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Seattle at home against Portland – Saturday – 11:30pm GMT – CenturyLink Field.

Seattle, currently sitting sixth, host ninth placed Portland on Saturday.

This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Seattle Sounders achieve 26 points

Is this to be the game where Seattle to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Toronto FC and Montréal.

Also, Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last 10 matches is astonishing this season. They currently stand sixth in the League, with 26 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Playing at home, Seattle have won five fixtures, drawn one game, and lost three meetings.

Victory for Seattle Sounders would take their points tally to 29 so far this season.

Portland Timbers arrive at this game, having secured 23 points so far this season

Whilst a disappointing 2-2 draw against Nashville SC in their last game, is not the worst result they could have experienced, Portland will be keen to improve the result in this fixture.

Also, Portland keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three fixtures is astonishing this season. Their position is ninth in the League and they have 23 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Portland’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Seattle. In the 10 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won one game, drawn five games, and lost four meetings.

Portland Timbers will have 26 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Seattle Sounders v Portland Timbers – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels both teams have already played each other 36 times with the tally being 15 wins and seven draws for Seattle. In addition, in three of the last six meetings between these sides, the result has been a draw. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for Portland Timbers.

Other players of note for Seattle are Stefan and Stefan with respectively and for Portland are David and Hunter with respectively.