Game Notes: Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers - July 21, 2019
Following a 3-1 loss on Wednesday to Borussia Dortmund in an international friendly at CenturyLink Field, Sounders FC (10-5-5, 35 points) returns to MLS action against the Portland Timbers (7-8-4, 25 points) on Sunday afternoon in Seattle (6:30 p.m. PT / FS1, YouTube TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM).
After a midweek friendly vs. Borussia Dortmund, Sounders FC hosts Portland Timbers on Sunday, aiming to extend its 13-match home unbeaten streak and clinch the 2019 Cascadia Cup (Mike Fiechtner / Sounders FC Communications).
Sunday's match is being broadcast nationally on FS1 and regionally on YouTube TV, featuring John Strong, Stu Holden and Katie Witham on the call. Sports Radio 950 KJR AM is airing the contest, with Matt Johnson on play-by-play and Kasey Keller providing analyst commentary, in addition to Jackson Felts, Pete Fewing, Wade Webber and Danny Jackson providing pre-match, halftime and post-match coverage. Fans in Western Washington can tune in to El Rey 1360 AM for a Spanish radio broadcast, featuring "Zuper" Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda and Carlos Tapia.
Currently tied for the lead in the 2019 Cascadia Cup standings, Sounders FC could clinch the regional trophy with three points on Sunday against Portland. Brian Schmetzer's club is also currently amidst a 13-match home unbeaten streak (11-0-2) dating back to September 29 of last season, tied for the second-longest run in club history and one shy of the franchise record of 14 (10-0-4) set in 2013.
National TV: FS1
Regional TV: YouTube TV
Talent: John Strong, Stu Holden and Katie Witham
Local Radio: 950 KJR AM
Talent: Matt Johnson and Kasey Keller
Pre-Match, Halftime and Post-Match Radio Talent: Jackson Felts, Pete Fewing, Wade Webber and Danny Jackson
Local Radio (Spanish): El Rey 1360 AM
Talent: Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda and Carlos Tapia
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