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Caps Talk – The Fallacy of the 3-5-2: Was the 4-3-3 Better Than we Thought?

The Vancouver Whitecaps have been running with a 3-5-2 formation as of late, joining the list of many modern teams that are embracing the 3 defender formation that was popularized by Antonio Conte’s great Juventus team of the early 2010s. It’s a great formation, as it allows for great flexibility both in attack and in …

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Game Day: Caps Keep Eye on the Prize Ahead of “Statement Game”

It’s another Vancouver Whitecaps gameday, as the Blue and White are preparing to take on Sporting Kansas City in what can best be described as a “statement game”. With both teams struggling in MLS play, this match provides a good chance for both teams to get 3 points on the board, providing a springboard to …

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With the Sting of LA behind them, Dos Santos, Canadian Caps Wary of Cavalry FC as They Chase Their Second Voyageurs Cup

This Wednesday, the Vancouver Whitecaps will kick off their 2019 Canadian Championship campaign, as they start things off against Canadian Premier League side Cavalry FC. Having won this competition for the first time ever back in 2015, Vancouver will be hungry to do so again, after having lived through 3 years of heartbreak, including a …

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Thoughts and Musings: Adnan Signs, What Should be Next for the Caps?

Welcome back to Thoughts and Musings, a column where I ponder the happenings in Whitecaps and Canadian Soccer lore. Our first edition (check that out here) was well-received, so we’ll continue to do it as long as there is stuff to talk about in Whitecaps Land or in the Canada Soccer World. In today’s edition, …

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Vancouver Comes up Short Against Seattle as Questions of Rotation, Breaks and Depth Loom Large

Vancouver played it’s third league game in a week Saturday, taking on the Seattle Sounders in another installment of the Cascadia Cup. The Whitecaps came back from their three week international break last Saturday in a wild affair against Colorado at home. They then left for Texas where another 2-2 finish was in the cards, …

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Time for ‘Caps to Buck Away Trend as Stern Tests Loom

In MLS, teams often live or die by their records on the road, due to the strength of most teams around the league at home. While there are some historically porous teams that can buck that trend, any team in the thick of the playoff race can be usually expected to provide a tough challenge …

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Dos Santos, Caps Looking to Improve Decision Making, Maintain Consistency as Schedule Crunch Looms

The Vancouver Whitecaps were back at training this week after a tough loss to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Co over the weekend. After another frustrating defeat, his team remains upbeat and optimistic as they look to pick up that elusive first victory of the season as they head to Chicago on Friday for another pivotal match. …

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Ranking the Whitecaps best Victories against LA Galaxy

Tonight, the stars align at BC Place as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and company make their way onto the BC Place turf to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps. When the ball kicks off at approximately 7:08 PST, it will mark the 21st match between the two Western Conference MLS rivals in their time in MLS. The two …

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Time for Third-Wheel Caps to Impose Themselves in Cascadia, Canadian Rivalries

With the Seattle Sounders in town tonight for another installation of the Cascadia Cup, the mini-competition contested between Seattle, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Portland Timbers, the Whitecaps will be looking to take a step towards once again becoming an important cog in the derby, as they try to push the third-wheel reputation away and …

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