Seattle felled Portland 3-1 at CenturyLink Field last weekend, but now the sides meet again at Providence Park with even more on the line. Sounders sit just a point back of the last playoff spot in the West, occupied by (you guessed it) the Timbers. Will Portland shake off two straight losses and return to climbing up the table, or will Seattle complete their meteoric worst-to-first playoffs?
00:00 - Derby Review: Seattle 3, Portland 1
14:45 - Whitecaps News: Two wildly different results against SKC and a trip to LA. Fun fun.
34:30 - Sounders @ Houston Review + Derby Preview: Portland v Seattle
It's derby week in Cascadia as the Portland Timbers travel to play the Seattle Sounders. The reigning MLS Cup champs downed Seattle 3-1 in Portland a month ago in a comfortable victory, but much has changed in the time since. Will Nico Lodeiro light up a packed CenturyLink Field against his new arch-rival? Or will Diego Valeri outclass everyone else on the field, as he did back in July with a stunning two goal performance? Get hyped for the derby with RC Ep. 88.
00:00 - Whitecaps talk: How to Right the Sinking Ship
19:40 - Timbers disappoint in DC, but could cement playoff position with wins over Seattle this week
33:10 - Sounders top RSL 2-1: Unbeaten in 3, is it time to hop on board the hype train?
48:00 - Derby Preview: Portland Timbers @ Seattle Sounders; lineups, tactics, prediction
A couple of CCL wins, a wild 3-0 decision for Portland over SKC and a cathartic 3-1 road win for Seattle gave the RC crew plenty to discuss this week. It looks as though our three clubs will compete amongst a group of five for the last two playoff spots in the West -- get a leg up on the competition with Ep. 87!
0:00:00 - Timbers Review: CCL win, 3 points & <30% possession, and Valeri v Giovinco
0:42:30 - Sounders Review: Dempsey's hat trick, playoff potentials, and did Sigi get a raw deal?
1:25:10 - Whitecaps review: First CCl away win, lifeless at Colorado, big six pointer vs. SJ coming up!
Full CCL group previews for both the Whitecaps and Timbers headline Ep. 86, and the crew also take some time to discuss the small matter of the coaching change in Seattle. In a massive double-length episode no stone is left unturned as the transfer window closes and a busy August begins!
0:00:00 - Whitecaps: Where should Giles Barnes play?
0:34:00 - Sounders: Sigi, Schmetzer, Lodeiro & whatnot; Are Seattle still planning on making the playoffs?
1:06:00 - Timbers: Transfers, transfers, transfers! Now say the new LB's name three times fast; All-Star ridicule; Which Cascadia club won the transfer window?