Seattle Sounders host the Portland Timbers on the heels of shutout win

July 8, 2022 GMT

Portland Timbers (5-6-8, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (8-7-2, seventh in the Western Conference)

Seattle; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle -121, Portland +300, Draw +279; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Toronto 2-0, the Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers.

The Sounders are 6-5-2 in Western Conference games. The Sounders have a 4-6 record in one-goal games.

The Timbers are 5-4-5 against Western Conference opponents. The Timbers are fifth in the Western Conference drawing 88 corner kicks, averaging 4.6 per game.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Morris has scored five goals with one assist for the Sounders. Raul Ruidiaz has five goals and one assist over the past 10 games.

Jaroslaw Niezgoda has scored six goals for the Timbers. Eryk Williamson has four assists over the last 10 games.


LAST 10 GAMES: Sounders: 6-3-1, averaging 1.7 goals, 4.5 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.8 goals per game.

Timbers: 3-4-3, averaging 1.9 goals, 4.5 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Sounders: Obed Vargas (injured), Josh Atencio (injured), Xavier Arreaga (injured), Joao Paulo (injured), Raul Ruidiaz (injured).

Timbers: Diego Gutierrez (injured), Cristhian Paredes (injured), Bill Tuiloma (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.