Match has started here at Starfire. Matt is finishing an interview with Ozzie Alonso and will be here shortly.
Thanks for your patience .. we are in the 16th minute here and Terry Boss just made a save. 0-0.
Seattle U product and Sounders FC supplemental draft pick Sean Morris is suited up for Portland.
29: A flurry in the box as Mike Fucito, Lamar Neagle and Pat Noonan all take a crack at it, but it ends in a goal kick for Portland.
32: Pat Noonan misses just wide on a cross from Lamar Neagle.
35: Michael Tetteh plays the ball across the box and Pat Noonan heads it back for Lamar Neagle, but he can't get the shot away and Portland defends it clear.
43: Pat Noonan gets some space on the left side, but misses high with his cross and it goes away for a goal kick.
That'll wrap up the first half. Lamar Neagle's goal is the difference so far. Sounders FC 1, Timbers 0.
On the bench for Seattle: Roger Levesque, Miguel Montano, Josh Ford, Daniel Gray, Cameron Hepple, Sinisa Ubiparipovic and Kevin Sakuda.
On the bench for Portland: Jake Gleeson, Spencer Thompson, Kevin Goldthwaite, Bim Ogunyemi and Nosa Iyoha.
The second half is now under way.
47: Pat Noonan twists a left-footed half-volley, but misses high for a goal kick.
At the half Spencer Thompson subbed on for Sal Zizzo.
52: Ryan Pore misses just wide after working his way into the box.
52: Kevin Sakuda subs on for Zach Scott.
56: Leo Gonzalez jukes around Rodrigo Lopez, then pulls the ball back and jukes him again. ... Seattle holds extended possession before losing it to Portland.
61: Terry Boss snags a header from David Horst for the save.
62: David Estrada goes down hard to earn a free kick 19 yards out just right of center.
63: Miguel Montano subs on for Pat Noonan.
63: Mike Seamon thumps the free kick into the wall and Leo Gonzalez hits the rebound high for a goal kick.
67: Bim Ogunyemi subs on for Adam Moffat after Miguel Montano is whistled for a foul.
69: Miguel Montano shoots from 24 yards out, but Adin Brown collapses on it for the save.
73: Roger Levesque subs on for Mike Fucito.
74: Ryan Pore gets his head to a cross from Sean Morris, but Terry Boss makes the save.
80: Michael Tetteh shoots from the top of the box, but Adin Brown tips it wide for a corner kick.
82: Nosa Iyoha subs on for Ryan Pore.
90: Miguel Montano picks up a yellow card in a tangle in the center circle.