Portland and Vancouver played to wild 2-2 tie Sunday at BC Place, a game that featured three goals in a head-spinning span or about two minutes (full highlights above).
The result had some weighty Cascadia Cup implications.
First off, the Timbers will not be able to retain the trophy, regardless of what happens the next two games. Secondly, the Sounders can clinch this year’s competition with a win or tie at home Wednesday against the Whitecaps.
Here is a look at the updated standings, schedule and results:
Seattle Sounders FC — 2-1-1 (7 pts.), 0 GD, five goals scored
Vancouver Whitecaps — 1-1-3 (6 pts.), +1 GD, nine goals scored
Portland Timbers — 0-1-4 (4 pts.), -1 GD, six goals scored
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|March 16||Seattle 1-1 Portland||CenturyLink Field|
|May 18||Vancouver 2-2 Portland||BC Place|
|June 8||Seattle 3-2 Vancouver||CenturyLink Field|
|July 6||Vancouver 2-0 Seattle||BC Place|
|August 3||Portland 1-1 Vancouver||JELD-WEN Field|
|August 25||Seattle 1-0 Portland||CenturyLink Field|
|October 6||Vancouver 2-2 Portland||BC Place|
|October 9||Seattle vs. Vancouver||CenturyLink Field|
|October 13||Portland vs. Seattle||JELD-WEN Field|