MLS Matchup Report: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers Handicapping

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NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Sunday’s matchup between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC. At press time, the MLS odds are not up yet. The Timbers had not lost in five of six before their recent slide, so it will be interesting to see if they can recapture a little magic against their bitter rival in the Northwest. Key players are Kris Boyd and Freddy Montero.

Five looming questions as Sounders enter busy season part deux

Freddy Montero will be giving his thumbs up from the sidelines after receiving a red card against Portland.

NWSB insider and Seattle Sounders FC blogger Josh D tells us his five looming questions about the rough upcoming stretch for the Sounders. Can the team compete with the Elite teams in the leage like Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake? When is the big 4 going to get some significant time on the pitch together? And last but not least, Is Freddy Montero leaving during the summer transfer window?

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat the Whitecaps

Sounders vs. Whitecaps Cascadia Cup

NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. The Sounders did lose their last match, but they only gave up 1 goal and this season they have given up the fewest goals in the MLS. The Sounders midfield and forwards must keep Vancouver captain Jay Demerit from controlling the pitch.

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat Real Salt Lake

Real vs. Sounders Preview

NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat Real Salt Lake on Saturday. If Freddy Montero and a slightly resurgent Eddie Johnson can play like they are capable of then the Sounders’ offense should be fun to watch. Not that the Sounders need a lot of motivation for this big game.

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