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The Sounders packed CenturyLink with 67,000 scarf-clad fans Sunday, as Seattle welcomed

The Sounders packed CenturyLink with 67,000 scarf-clad fans Sunday, as Seattle welcomed new star Clint Dempsey and hated rivals the Portland Timbers. Here are some sights of the Sounders game, which ended with Seattle victorious, 1-0.

The Portland Timbers visited our great city – Seattle – and were met by a friendly crowd of Sounders supporters prior to the Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Sundy August 25, 2013 in Seattle, WA.

The Portland Timbers visited our great city – Seattle – and were met by a friendly crowd of Sounders supporters prior to the Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Sundy August 25, 2013 in Seattle, WA.

While the march is usually heavily attended this weekend’s was almost certainly the largest the city has ever seen, swammping the route with a mob of humanity for quite some time.

Fans get pumped up before the match.

The Emerald City Supporter superfans unravel a huge tifo prior to the Cascadia Cup match in Seattle, WA on August 25, 2013. An announced crowd of 67,385 – one of the largest ever in MLS history – turned out for the epic rivarly match.

The star of the show was, of course, new Seattle megastar Clint Dempsey as he made his Sounders debut.

The star of the show was, of course, new Seattle megastar Clint Dempsey as he made his Sounders debut.

Fans express their frustration with referees after they failed to penalize a Timbers player for tripping a Sounders.

Seattle’s Eddie Johnson goes up against Timbers defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste for control of the ball.

Sounders goalkeeper Michael Gspurning makes a save against Timbers forward Ryan Johnson in the first half.

Sounders goalkeeper Michael Gspurning makes a save against Timbers forward Ryan Johnson in the first half.

Fans celebrate a goal by Sounders forward Eddie Johnson in the 60th minute. The goal put Seattle on track to beat Portland 1-0.

Fans celebrate a goal by Sounders forward Eddie Johnson in the 60th minute. The goal put Seattle on track to beat Portland 1-0.

Gspurning made several impressive saves throughout the night, enabling Seattle to top the Rose City 1-0.

Gspurning made several impressive saves throughout the night, enabling Seattle to top the Rose City 1-0.

A super fan celebrates a Sounders victory post game.

Not missing a chance to get under the skin of visiting Portland fans, ECS members flip the bird to the Rose City one last time.

New Seattle star Clint Dempsey signs autographs post-game.

Sounder fans dance outside the stadium after the game.

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