The fortress of Starfire remains standing after the Sounders topped the Timbers 3-1 in overtime. Both teams fought a tough battle during regulation as the game remained scoreless until the 69th minute when Osvaldo Alonso landed one in the back of the net for Seattle. The Sounders would hold their ground until the final minutes of added time when Nagbe was able to tie things up for Portland and send the game into OT. Things remained tight until a red card for Portland’s Chara put the Sounders up a man. Seattle used their advantage, with goals from Kenny Cooper and Marco Pappa in the 2nd half of OT to send them on to the Open Cup Semifinals.