What to watch out for in the Portland Timbers’ clash with the Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders FC are looking to move up to the top of the MLS table with a win against Portland Timbers in the season opener.

The Sounders are in the midst of their third straight playoff appearance and are looking for their first league title in franchise history.

Seattle, meanwhile, have won four of their last six league games and are currently sitting in sixth place in the Western Conference.

Portland, meanwhile have won their last four and are four points clear of fourth-placed Sporting Kansas City.

The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

PT at CenturyLink Field and will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.