Things are about to get bonkers in the Pacific Northwest — extra bonkers, even — as the Seattle Sounders and Vancouver Whitecaps meet in Washington to sort out a number of key MLS issues (Watch live on NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET and online via Live Extra).
First, there’s the Cascadia Cup, as the winner will bring home the coveted trophy fought for by the two clubs as well as the Portland Timbers.
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Then there’s the Supporters Shield, another bit of hardware the Sounders can win. They are locked in a battle with red-hot Los Angeles for that honor.
Oh, and Vancouver can again leapfrog Portland into the driver’s seat for the Western Conference’s final playoff spot.
Seattle Sounders: Frei, Evans, C. Marshall, Anibaba, Gonzalez, Neagle, Alonso, Azira, Pappa, Dempsey Martins
Subs: Hahnemann, Cooper, Barrett, Rose, Pineda, Scott, Traore
Vancouver Whitecaps: Ousted, Harvey, Waston, Laba, Hurtado, Manneh, Rosales, Teibert, Beitashour, O’Brien, Morales
Subs: Tornaghi, Adekugbe, Ballouchy, Leverón, Sampson, Mezquida, Froese