Seattle takes 4-game home winning streak into matchup against Portland
Seattle; Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle hosts Portland trying to extend a four-game home winning streak.
The Sounders are 4-3-4 against conference opponents. Seattle is 4-1-1 when it scores a pair of goals.
The Timbers are 3-6-3 against Western Conference opponents. Portland is 2-1-1 when it scores two goals.
The teams meet Sunday for the first time this season.
Diego Valeri has five goals and six assists for Portland. Brian Fernandez has six goals over the past 10 games for the Timbers.
LAST 10 GAMES: Seattle: 5-4-1, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.8 assists, 3.9 shots on goal and 5.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.
Portland: 4-3-3, averaging 1.6 goals, 1.1 assists, 4.9 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.