The Seattle Sounders and Vancouver Whitecaps renew acquaintances in the latest instlalment of their Cascadia Derby, but more than bragging rights will be on the line when they meet today.
The Sounders and Whitecaps are currently tied on points with the Los Angeles Galaxy in the Western Conference standings and three points today for either side would vault them into a strong position heading into the final months of the regular season. The Whitecaps endured a disappointing 2-0 loss to FC Dallas at mid-week and will be trying to shake off that disappointment when they visit CenturyLink Field.
One of the best match-ups of the day takes place in Montreal, where the surging Montreal Impact take on MLS-leading San Jose Earthquakes at Stade Saputo. Montreal has aspirations of catching the playoff pack in the East, but they will need three points against a tough San Jose side to keep those playoff dreams alive. San Jose isn't likely to suffer a letdown tonight. Not with several teams still trying to catch them in the West.
Here is a rundown of today's MLS action:
4 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
4:30 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Toronto FC vs. Sporting Kansas City
7:30 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Montreal Impact vs. San Jose Earthquakes
8:30 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution
9 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Colorado Rapids vs. Chivas USA
9 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas
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Enjoy the action.