The Portland Timbers take on Seattle Sounders FC in MLS Heineken Rivalry Week with the Cascadia Cup on the line Friday night at Providence Park, presented by Duracell. Kickoff for the nationally televised match is 7pm PT on ESPN.
ESPN is broadcasting the game with Jon Champion (play-by-play) and Taylor Twellman (soccer analyst) on the call. ESPN can be seen in Portland on channels 735 on Comcast, 206 on DirecTV, 140 on Dish Network, and 570 on Frontier Fios. Check your local listings for further details.
Jake Zivin and Ross Smith will provide the radio call on 102.9 FM The Game with a free audio webstream available online.
- KEYBANK SCOUTING REPORT: The last chapter in this year's Cascadia Cup
- QUICK STRIKES: Friday's match marks the 107th meeting of Portland-Seattle
- READ: Cascadia Cup Standings: A win or draw will deliver cup to Portland
- WATCH: Why Portland and Seattle were rivals since Day 1
- WATCH: Chara: "It's a great game for fans"
- WATCH: Tuiloma: "Everyone knows the battle between Portland and Seattle"
- WATCH: Savarese: "(The players) understand what's at stake"
- READ: From NASL to MLS, Tallutos share a love of Portland soccer
- WATCH: Blanco on Timbers in 30 on playing Seattle
- WATCH: Axes and Os looks at Blanco's best passes of the season
The Timbers will be wearing their Green and Gold kits for the match.
Providence Park Updates
Getting to Providence Park
The Portland Timbers highly encourage all fans to take public transportation to and from matches, especially during the grand re-opening weekend.
From TriMet routes, to bike parking, or Lyft pick-up and drop-off zones, view a complete list of transportation options HERE.
An additional transportation fact sheet can be viewed HERE.
NEW PROVIDENCE PARK STADIUM MAP, POLICIES and AMENITIES
An amended Providence Park stadium map can be viewed below to reflect new gates, phone charging stations, merchandise stands and more. Visit PTFCmap.com.
All gates at Providence Park have magnetometers. Click here for additional information.
Biking & Ride Share on Matchday
Providence Park offers bike parking for all Timbers matches.
Stand Together 50/50 Raffle
Check out the Stand Together 50/50 raffle benefitting Special Olympics Oregon and Stand Together's Fields for All initiative.
Timbers Army Gate E & Wristband FAQ for 2019 Season
Due to the high demand for the best seats in the Timbers Army and our desire to provide a fair and consistent early entry procedure, we will be once again using a system of wristbands to help facilitate early entry at Gate E for Timbers Army fans at Providence Park. Wristbands are not handed out for Concacaf Champions League or U.S. Open Cup matches.
2019 Timbers Army Wristband Policies
- Fans seeking wristbands will not be allowed to line up more than 24 hours prior to a Timbers match and camping will be prohibited.*
- The line for the wristband distribution will start at the a-frame near the credential booth and queue along Morrison to the east.
- The total number of wristbands distributed will be 600.*
- The distribution window will be 3-10 hours prior to the published kick-off time.
- Due to the East Side expansion and additional entry points being created, Providence Park gates have been “re-named” in alphabetical order, starting in the SE corner. Gate 3 will now be identified as Gate E.
- Ingress will take place with 2 lines of 300. Wristbands numbered 1-300 will line up to the East and enter first. Wristbands 301-600 will line up to the West of Gate E and enter after the first group.
*These policies may be amended during the season as needed and several exceptions may be added for rivalry matches or unique scheduling dynamics. When there are events during the day or evening prior to a Timbers match, queuing will not be allowed until after the completion of that event. View full policy here.