Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s Sounders-Whitecaps match

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Three things you must know before the Sounders FC host the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday night in the first Cascadia Cup rivalry of the 2016 season.

  1. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei is available for the match after missing last week's in Utah. Frei returned to training Wednesday and says he hasn't had any setbacks and feels like is elbow is ready to go.
  2. Both teams are posting 0-2 records and are the only teams in the Western Conference with zero points. The given intensity between the two sides will only be heightened as both need their first win of the season.
  3. The Sounders FC new third kit will make its home debut Saturday night. The starting IX will be wearing Pacific Blue.

Sounders FC host Whitecaps FC Saturday night. Kick off is set for 7:00 PM Pacific Time with coverage starting at 6:00 PM Pacific Time on Q13 FOX, your home for the Seattle Sounders FC.