— Sounders FC fell to 0-4-2 in first legs of two-game series, having been outscored 9-1.
— Sounders FC has led just 72 of its 1,110 minutes in postseason (series lead).
— Sounders FC is 4-6-2 in the playoffs overall, 3-2-2 at home.
— Sounders FC’s 20 shots were second most the team has had in a playoff game, bettered only by a home game against Real Salt Lake in 2011 (26-4).
— Osvaldo Alonso has still played every playoff minute in team history.
— Osvaldo Alonso’s second postseason goal matches a franchise record.
— Lamar Neagle received his second yellow card of the playoffs and will be suspended for Thursday’s second leg in Portland.
— Brad Evans has factored into a scoring play in the last two games.
— Shalrie Joseph earned his first assist with the Sounders.
— Coach Sigi Schmid said DeAndre Yedlin (ankle) will be back for the next game and Obafemi Martins also might be able to play.
— The West’s No. 4 seed also lost its home leg in the conference semifinals last year. The Los Angeles Galaxy came back and won the second leg and went on to win MLS Cup.
— Attendance of 38,507 was second most for a playoff game here.
— Portland reportedly earned its first meaningful win in Seattle since April 30, 2005.
— Portland had been 0-2-2 in Seattle in MLS.
— Rodney Wallace and Ben Zemanski earned yellow cards and will be suspended upon their next caution.