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Best in the Northwest: Cascadia Cup 2012
Seattle, Portland and Vancouver have long battled for soccer supremacy in the Pacific Northwest. Sounders FC is the current Cup-holders after winning the derby competition in its inaugural MLS year in 2011. This season, the Portland Timbers have jumped out to an early lead with eight points through four games, but are yet to play an away derby match. Sounders FC is second in the competition with five points through four games, three of which have been played away from Seattle. The Rave Green can pull even with Portland atop the standings with a win in Vancouver on Saturday. The Whitecaps must win on Saturday to keep their Cascadia Cup hopes alive.
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