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Five reasons to attend the Sounders and Reign doubleheader on Saturday

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The biggest PNW soccer event of the summer is almost here.

On Saturday, the Seattle Sounders will face the Portland Timbers (1:30 p.m. PT; FOX, Watch free on Apple TV, 93.3 KJR FM, El Rey 1360AM | TICKETS) and OL Reign take on the Portland Thorns in an epic doubleheader at Lumen Field. It’s a matchup of two unparalleled rivalries showcasing some of the biggest stars of the global game.

Here are five reasons to attend the Sounders and Reign doubleheader on Saturday:

Single Ticketed Event

Both matches in Saturday’s doubleheader are included in a single ticket purchase. Fans can watch two of the biggest North American soccer games of 2023 for the price of one ticket. The Sounders will kick things off at 1:30 pm before the Reign take center stage at 5 p.m. Visit The Pro Shop between matches to secure exclusive Doubleheader merchandise.

Gameday Activations

Not only does a single ticket grant you access to both games, it also unlocks a day full of fun activities for the whole family. In collaboration with KEXP, the programming for the day includes various musical performances throughout the stadium, including prior to the Sounders match and ahead of the OL Reign match. Saturday also marks the return of Soundcheck, the club’s pre-match party at Occidental Park with live music, giveaways, games, and the March to the Match. At the stadium, there will be countless tailgate games, food trucks, and access to expanded value menu concessions.

You can find a full list of Saturday’s programming HERE.

Sounders FC & OL Reign Doubleheader

Sounders FC & OL Reign Doubleheader

Two rivalry matches against Portland, one ticket. You won't want to miss the biggest PNW soccer event of the year!

Best Rivalry in American Soccer

The Doubleheader on June 3 marks one of the biggest days of the year in Seattle sports.

The rivalry between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers is unmatched in the men’s side of American soccer, with these two historic clubs battling it out since the NASL days in the 1970’s. OL Reign’s rivalry with the Thorns is as intense as it gets on the NWSL side, as the two clubs consistently compete for trophies on an annual basis. With the amount of tension heading into both matches, you won't want to miss Seattle and Portland go to battle for regional supremacy. 

NWSL Attendance Record

The OL Reign saw a record breaking 27,248 fans at Lumen Field in the Seattle teams’ first doubleheader iteration in 2021. With the San Diego Wave still holding the highest NWSL attendance record of 32,000 supporters in a single-match, Saturday’s Doubleheader presents an opportunity for PNW soccer fans to raise the bar once again and make NWSL history by surpassing the figure set by the Southern California team last year.

Premier Soccer Experience

Saturday’s event will showcase the elite soccer talent that is a hallmark of the PNW. The Sounders sit atop the Western Conference standings and will host a resurgent Timbers side that has climbed into the playoff spots after a slow start to the campaign. The Reign occupy the No. 3 spot in the NWSL standings and will take on a Thorns team that resides one spot ahead of them.

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