Seattle Sounders fans were relieved yesterday when it was announced that Designated Players Mauro Rosales and Christian Tiffert had been upgraded from questionable to probable on the most recent injury report, but that relief has turned to anxiety today; both have been left out of not only the starting lineup, but the full squad for today's Cascadia Cup contest. The Timbers meanwhile will be without Lovel Palmer, but will field a team much closer to full-strength.
Donovan Ricketts; Kosuke Kimura, Hanyer Mosquera, David Horst, Rodney Wallace; Darlington Nagbe, Jack Jewsbury (c), Diego Chara; Sal Zizzo, Bright Dike, Franck Songo'o
Portland Timbers Bench:
Joe Bendik, Futty Danso, Eric Alexander, Kalif Alhassan, Kris Boyd, Mike Fucito, Danny Mwanga
Seattle Sounders Starting XI:
Michael Gspurning; Adam Johansson, Jeff Parke, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Leo Gonzalez; Brad Evans, Osvaldo Alonso (c), Andy Rose, Steve Zakuani, Fredy Montero, Eddie Johnson
Seattle Sounders Bench:
Josh Ford, Zach Scott, Marc Burch, Mario Martinez, Patrick Ianni, Alex Caskey, Sammy Ochoa