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Sounders FC Hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday Night in Final Regular Season Home Match

October 7, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Seattle Sounders FC News Release


SEATTLE, WASH. - Following a 2-1 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday evening, Seattle Sounders FC hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, October 7 on the Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field (7:30 p.m. PT / Apple TV -Watch Free, 950 KJR AM, SiriusXM FC, El Rey 1360 AM)

Wednesday's win secured a berth in the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, as Sounders FC became the first MLS expansion side to reach the postseason in 14 different seasons. Seattle can clinch homefield advantage in its best-of-three opening playoff round with a win on Saturday, as well as with a draw combined with a draw or loss by Houston, LAFC and FC Dallas.

The club is also celebrating Fan Appreciation Day at Saturday's match, an annual tradition taking place on the last home match of the regular season. Attendees can enjoy a wide variety of special activities both before and after the game, as well as an array of giveaways throughout the evening.

The Rave Green currently sit in second place in the Western Conference, one point above LAFC and seven points below St. Louis CITY SC, who has already locked up the top overall seed in the West.

Sounders FC has 18 MLS wins over Whitecaps FC (regular season and postseason), tied for its second-most against any MLS opponent since joining the league in 2009 .The fixture also marks the 151st all-time matchup between Seattle and Vancouver since 1974 when both teams played in the NASL. Seattle leads the all-time series 73-52-25.

Following Saturday's match, Seattle has a week off before its final regular-season fixture against St. Louis CITY SC on Saturday, October 21 at CITYPARK (6:00 p.m. PT / Apple TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM).

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Global Stream: Apple TV - Watch Free

Talent (English): Chris Wittyngham & Lori Lindsey

Talent (Spanish): Juan Arango & Claudio Suarez

Talent (French): Jeremy Filosa & Gavino De Falco

Local Radio: 950 KJR AM

National Radio (simulcast): SiriusXM FC

Talent: Danny Jackson, Pete Fewing & Michelle Ludtka-Furbush

Pre-Match, Halftime and Post-Match: Jackson Felts, Lamar Neagle & Brad Evans

Local Radio (Spanish): El Rey 1360 AM

Talent: Mario Rodriguez, Felipe Maqueda, Carlos Tapia & Marlo Vilela


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