Ruidiaz leads Seattle against Portland after 2-goal showing

Seattle Sounders FC (2-0-1) vs. Portland Timbers (1-2-0)

Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +185, Seattle +136, Draw +248; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Raul Ruidiaz leads Seattle into a matchup with Portland after scoring two goals against Los Angeles.

The Timbers finished 11-6-6 overall and 6-4-2 at home during the 2020 season. Portland scored 55 goals last season, averaging 2.4 per game.

The Sounders compiled an 11-5-6 record overall during the 2020 season while finishing 3-4-3 in road matches. Seattle scored 52 goals last season and recorded 35 assists.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Portland: Sebastian Blanco (injured), Steve Clark (injured), Jaroslaw Niezgoda (injured), Ismaila Jome (injured), Aljaz Ivacic (injured).

Seattle: Nicolas Lodeiro (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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