VANCOUVER, BC – Having booked their ticket to the 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs on Wednesday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will look to continue rising up the Western Conference table this Saturday, October 7 as they face Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC in their final regular season away match of the year. Kickoff from Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington is set for 7:30 p.m. PT.
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Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FCSaturday, October 7, 2023 – 7:30 p.m. PT
Lumen Field – Seattle, Washington
BROADCAST: MLS Season Pass on Apple TV - RADIO: AM730
Pre-match show: 7:10 p.m. PT (MLS Season Pass), 6:30 p.m. PT (AM730)
CASCADIA SHOWDOWN: Having secured their spot in the 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will look to continue vaulting up the Western Conference as they hit the road for their final away match of the 2023 MLS regular season to take on Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC at Lumen Field on Saturday. Vancouver has already cemented their status as kings of Cascadia this season by claiming their seventh Cascadia Cup but there will still be plenty to play for on Saturday with valuable points in the Western Conference up for grabs. The match will mark the third meeting of the season between the two sides, with the 'Caps winning the first encounter 2-0 back in May and Seattle claiming a 3-2 victory in July.
NOT DONE YET: Despite already clinching a playoff spot, the 'Caps are hungry to continue their surge in the Western Conference table. Mathematically, the Blue and White have a chance to finish as high as second place in the conference if they win their last two matches and if other results go their way. The 'Caps currently sit fifth in the West with 46 points, tied with fourth-placed Real Salt Lake, two points back of third-placed Los Angeles FC, and three points back of second-placed Seattle. Places one through four in the conference will host two out of the three matches in the Round 1 best-of-three series.
MLS Season Pass
The 2023 season sees the debut of MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and MLS that will have every match of the regular season, Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, and Leagues Cup – all in one place and with no blackouts. As an exclusive benefit, Whitecaps FC 2023 Season Members will receive a subscription to MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, as well as significant savings over single match tickets.