SEATTLE, WASH. – Returning home from a 1-0 victory over Houston Dynamo FC on Saturday, Sounders FC now faces a quick turnaround to a midweek match this Wednesday night, hosting Austin FC on the Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field (7:30 p.m. PT / Apple TV, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM).
Stadium gates open at 6:00 p.m. PT on Wednesday. Fans wishing to take part in the Emerald City Supporters’ official March to Match should gather in Occidental Square Park, with the march departing at 6:30 p.m. PT on its way to the stadium.
With a summer-like weather forecast, Wednesday provides a prime opportunity to travel to the stadium by bicycle. For those cycling to the game, Sounders FC offers a complimentary bike valet program presented by Providence, as Providence extends its green initiatives through its partnership with Sounders FC. As part of Providence’s vision of health for a better world, it is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to become carbon negative. Across the health system, Providence is making meaningful changes that have reduced emissions by 11.5 percent per year, compared to its 2019 baseline. More about Providence’s commitment to environmental stewardship and progress can be found here.
The bike valet program is available at all of Sounders FC’s MLS regular-season matches through September 1. Located on Occidental Avenue near the north parking lot of the stadium, bicycles can be parked with the bike valet – operated by Cascade Bicycle Club – starting two hours before kickoff and must be claimed no later than one hour after the final whistle.
Fans are reminded that Sounders FC is partnering with CLEAR again this season to help entry into Lumen Field go quickly and smoothly. Just download the free CLEAR App, sign up and then enter through designated CLEAR lanes located at the northwest gates.
At The Pro Shop at Lumen Field, fans can browse a wide selection of Sounders FC gear, such as replica Bruce Lee Kits – including women’s and youth – which have now been delivered by adidas and are freshly in stock. Additionally, the 2024 Pride-themed warmup tops, which will be worn by each MLS club at matches throughout the month of June in celebration of Pride, are on sale at the Pro Shop and MLSStore.com starting today, Monday, May 15.
All of Sounders FC’s warmup tops for themed league initiatives – which this year include Pride, Americana, Kick…