No Sounders news expected today as the club spends the day flying to the east coast.
However, there is one Cascadia club in action tonight as New England visits Portland at 7:30 in a match that will be shown on Root.
Meanwhile, here's a look at the rest of the weekend schedule, as provided by the league:
Saturday, May 4Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls, 1 p.m. PT (NBCSN)· Dominic Oduro scored his team-leading fourth goal and center back Josh Williams added his third of the season to lead the Crew to a 3-0 victory Saturday vs. D.C. United.
· Tim Cahill scored both Red Bulls goals in their 2-1 win at Toronto FC--his first goals since scoring his only previous league goal on Aug. 19, 2012 vs. Portland.
· The Red Bulls have won back-to-back games, their first consecutive victories since last Aug. 10-19, when they defeated Portland and Houston, a span of 19 MLS games.
· Columbus has not defeated New York since the 2010 season. The Red Bulls won both meetings a year ago--a 4-1 win at Crew Stadium and a 3-1 win at Red Bull Arena. They are 2-0-2 in the last four meetings.
San Jose Earthquakes vs. Montreal Impact, 1 p.m. PT· Marco Di Vaio scored his fourth goal in the last five games, sending the Impact on their way to a 2-0 win against Chicago on Saturday. Di Vaio has eight goals in his last 15 games dating back to last year.
· During Saturday’s win, Impact supporters held a moment of silence and displayed banners protesting the team’s 2-0 loss to Toronto FC in the first leg of their Canadian Championship semifinal. The return match is set for Wednesday at Stade Saputo.
· The Earthquakes are now winless in five games after last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Chivas USA. This is their longest winless run since their 13-game streak from June 17-Aug. 27, 2011.
· Shea Salinas set both San Jose goals in the comeback draw vs. Chivas, his fourth two-assist game in six MLS seasons.
· The Impact won the only meeting between the clubs in Montréal’s inaugural MLS season, a 3-1 victory Aug. 18 at Stade Saputo.
Philadelphia Union vs. Seattle Sounders FC, 1 p.m. PT· Sounders FC return to action after a weekend off. Their last match, a 1-0 win at Colorado on April 20, was their first win of the season.
· Seattle Designated Player Obafemi Martins scored his first MLS goal in the victory over Colorado.
· The Union were shut out for the first time this season in their 2-0 defeat at New England over the weekend. Only FC Dallas and Portland have scored in every game this season.
· The Union are undefeated lifetime at PPL Park vs. Sounders FC. They have a win and a draw in two meetings, including a 3-1 triumph in the first game ever on the Chester waterfront.
Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 6 p.m. PT· The teams are meeting for the second time this season. A Camilo Sanvezzo penalty kick in the 84th minute canceled out a goal from RSL’s Olmes García earlier in the second half, resulting in a 1-1 draw April 13, at BC Place.
· Whitecaps FC saw their winless streak extended to six games despite coming back for a late 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday at BC Place.
· 18-year-old Kekuta Manneh, the fourth overall selection in this year’s SuperDraft, scored his first professional goal and added his first assist, bringing Whitecaps FC back from a two-goal deficit vs. FC Dallas.
· Whitecaps FC will have a home game midweek. They look to advance to the final of the Canadian Championship after defeating FC Edmonton 3-2 in the first leg of their semifinal series.
· Real will conclude a three-game homestand with the visit from Vancouver. RSL lost for the first time at home this season in a 2-0 defeat by the LA Galaxy on Saturday.
Colorado Rapids vs. Toronto FC, 6 p.m. PT· Toronto FC have a four-game undefeated streak vs. Colorado. They have not lost in the series since April 18, 2010. All three Rapids victories against TFC have come at home; Colorado is 0-6-0 lifetime at BMO Field.
· TFC will head to Colorado after a midweek trip to Montréal, where they bring a two-goal advantage into the second leg of their Canadian Championship semifinal against the Impact.
· For a third consecutive game, Toronto FC saw the deciding goal scored in the 89th minute or later. The New York Red Bulls claimed a late 2-1 win Saturday at BMO Field. Previously, Philadelphia and Houston scored late equalizers against Toronto. TFC is now winless in their last 11 league home games.
· Rapids defender Drew Moor kept his streak alive after scoring in the 1-1 draw Sunday at Houston. He has now scored in eight consecutive seasons. Moor has only failed to score a goal in his 2005 rookie season.
Sunday, May 5Sporting Kansas City vs. Chivas USA, 2 p.m. PT (UniMas)· Sporting have a four-game undefeated streak vs. Chivas USA, having not lost in the series since July 10, 2010. Sporting have won their last three trips to The Home Depot Center to play Chivas.
· Chivas USA put an end to a two-game losing streak and two-game shutout streak in their 2-2 draw with San Jose at The Home Depot Center on Saturday.
· Tristan Bowen scored his first goal since the 2010 season in the Chivas draw. Bowen netted twice that season for the LA Galaxy, where he broke in as a Homegrown Player in 2009.
· Chance Myers, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2008 SuperDraft, scored the first two goals of his MLS career in Sporting’s 3-2 home loss to Portland on Saturday evening.
LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo, 8 p.m. PT (ESPN2)· It’s a rematch of the last two MLS Cups--the Galaxy won 1-0 in MLS Cup 2011, and 3-1 in MLS Cup 2012. Both were played at The Home Depot Center. The Galaxy have defeated the Dynamo in their last six meetings at The Home Depot Center in all competitions. Houston’s last win against the Galaxy in Carson came in 2007, a 3-1 triumph.
· On a night when Charlie Rugg scored his first professional goal, Mike Magee also netted to take over the lead in the MLS Golden Boot standings with his sixth goal. The Galaxy won 2-0 at Real Salt Lake.
· Brian Rowe made his full professional debut in goal for the Galaxy, making seven saves in the win at RSL. Rowe had made just one first-team appearance with the club, playing 45 minutes in a friendly vs. Tottenham Hotspur last season.
· The Dynamo set an MLS record with their 30th consecutive league match without a loss in their 1-1 draw Sunday with the Colorado Rapids at BBVA Compass Stadium.
· The Dynamo will be without playmaker Brad Davis for the MLS Cup Final rematch, after he was sent off late in the draw with Colorado.