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Major League Soccer – Portland Timbers at home to Seattle Sounders

Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders

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Monday Major League Soccer action from Providence Park, as Portland take on Seattle.

Second placed Seattle will travel to Providence Park, hopeful of rampage, as they face seventh placed Portland.

Portland Timbers’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 23 points, going into this game

Portland will be buoyant, following a 3-2 home win against Real Salt Lake in their last fixture.

With 23 points, they currently sit seventh in the League having won seven meetings, drawn two matches, and lost eight games.

Playing at home, Portland have won six fixtures, drawn one game, and lost two matches.

A win in this fixture, would take Portland Timbers’s points from 23 to 26, so far this season.

Seattle Sounders have 33 points to their name, going into this tie

Seattle’s recent run of poor form will be worrying for manager Brian Schmetzer, with a 1-1 draw to FC Dallas in their last fixture, which followed a defeat to San Jose. The Sounders will be fired up for this next match, but mustn’t throw caution to the wind.

Slow and steady wins the race, Seattle are showing that they know by avoiding defeat in 15 of their last 18 meetings. With 33 points, they are established in second in the League having won nine matches, drawn six fixtures, and lost three meetings.

Seattle’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Portland. In the 7 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four fixtures, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game.

Victory for Seattle Sounders would take their points tally to 36 so far this season.

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

When these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 34 matches, Seattle have won 14 wins and Portland 13 victories.

Its a 41.84 percent win probability for Portland in this game.

Performance Report

For Portland, contributed with
in 17 League matches this Major League Soccer Season, while scored
in 18 League games this season for Seattle.

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