We are live now from Thurderbird Stadium on the University of British Columbia campus for the Sounders FC reserve match against the Whitecaps FC.
Sounders FC starters: Bryan Meredith, Ian Lange, Daniel Steres, Jeff Parke, Leo Gonzalez, Michael Seamon, Andy Rose, Servando Carrasco, Christian Sivebaek, Sammy Ochoa, Alex Caskey.
Whitecaps FC starters: Brad Knighton, Greg Klazura, Michael Boxall, Carlyle Mitchell, Jordan Harvey, Ben Fisk, Floyd Franks, Gershon Koffie, Kassin Essa, Omar Salgado, Long Tan.
Seattle has had the better of the ball in the opening nine minutes, with their best chance coming when Christian Sivebaek crossed the ball in from the left side, but Vancouver's defense cleared it from the box.
11: Christian Sivebaek cuts into the box from the left side, but his shot is stopped at the post by Brad Knighton.
12: Mike Seamon and Ian Lange combine to clear a Vancouver corner kick from danger.
14: Christian Sivebaek goes by his defender to the endline, but he recovers and Sivebaek's cross attempt goes wide for a goal kick.
14: Christian Sivebaek and Mike Seamon combine on the left side, but Sivebaek's cross for Sammy Ochoa goes long for a goal kick.
19: Vancouver plays the ball into the box for Omar Salgado, but Bryan Meredith beats him to it and covers the ball for the stop.
20: Sammy Ochoa leads Alex Caskey up the left side, but Caskey's cross for Mike Seamon at the far post is headed clear by Jordan Harvey.
24: Great run of possession for Seattle as they pressure into the box, get nothing from it, but reload for a second run. Alex Caskey hits a shot from the top of the box, but bounces it wide for a goal kick.
26: Alex Caskey battles into the box, but the ball spills wide for a goal kick.
91+: Greg Klazura slides in to cut off Christian Sivebaek in the box and Vancouver presses the other way to earn a corner kick. Andrew Weber punches the corner into the air, then leaps to grab it at the top of the box.
92+: Carlyle Mitchell gets on the end of a cross from the left side and heads it off the crossbar and in for the equalizer. Sounders FC 1, Whitecaps FC 1.
There is the final whistle and the Sounders start the Reserve League season with a 1-1 draw.