Seattle Sounders to draw 67,000 for Portland Timbers showdown

Seattle Sounders' clash with Portland Timbers is set to be watched by 67,000 fans.

Seattle Sounders' clash with Portland Timbers is set to be watched by 67,000 fans.

If it surpasses the 67,052 that attended a 2011 exhibition against Manchester United, it will set a new high-water mark for the popular club.

"It's a great tribute to MLS and to the Northwest rivalries," Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said. "It's going to be an electric atmosphere."

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