The most northerly leg of the Cascadia Cup sees the Sounders hop the border to face the Whitecaps.
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Kobayashi, Sanvezzo, Watson; Miller.
OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)
QUESTIONABLE: Erik Hurtado (L foot sprain), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
|Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Alonso, Evans; Martins, Johnson.
OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (athletic pubalgia)
QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L quad strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Vancouver is in fourth place in the Western Conference, with 26 points from 17 games.
- Seattle is two points back, with 24 from 15 games, the fewest matches played in MLS. The Sounders occupy seventh place.
- These teams last met less than a month ago, on June 8. Seattle took that game 3-2 on home turf. Lamar Neagle netted the winning goal.
- Whitecaps homegrown player Russell Teibert is having a breakout season. The 20-year-old has scored two goals and chipped in with a team-best six assists.
- Obafemi Martins scored twice against D.C. United on Wednesday to make himself Seattle's leading scorer this season, with six.