The Rivalry That Keeps On Giving… At Least for the Seattle Sounders
Portland, OR – The Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers kicked off the third meeting (MLS) of the year. In what has become the fiercest rivalry in MLS, the Portland Timbers seemed to forget that. Seattle for their part, dominated from start to finish. The team’s stars Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins were able to get back on track with Martins netting two goals and Dempsey and Chad Barrett netting one each. The Sounders won 4-2 after some a couple of late goals by the Timber. Don’t let the score line fool you, this was a full rout of Portland.
Here is what we learned: