After snapping their losing streak last Saturday with a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake at home, the Sounders (3-5-4)will face their biggest match of the young season -- a face-off against arch rival Portland (5-4-3).

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After snapping their losing streak last Saturday with a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake at home, the Sounders (3-5-4)will face their biggest match of the young season — a face-off against arch rival Portland (5-4-3).

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To say Clint Dempsey gets a “lift’’ from these games would be an understatement: having scored eight goals against the Timbers, three of them game-winners and six coming in the final 30 minutes. Read more on the matchup »

Follow along live, and comment in the thread below. The match kicks off at noon at CenturyLink Field, and will be broadcast on FOX (ch. 13) and 97.3 FM.

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