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Building Blocks: Breaking down Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s new tactical identity under Bev Priestman after April friendlies

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team continued their quest to find a new identity under head coach Bev Priestman earlier this month, as they convened for a pair of UK Friendlies against Wales and England, which they won 3-0 and 2-0, respectively. In this, we look at what stood out tactically for Canada in these games, as well as who stood out individually.  As far as … Continue reading Building Blocks: Breaking down Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s new tactical identity under Bev Priestman after April friendlies

2019 Match Preview #7 Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Giant Hunting

The Vancouver Whitecaps continue to look for their first victory of the season, after they dropped a 1-0 lead in the 83rd minute in Chicago on Friday, as they ended up drawing the match 1-1 after leading most of the second half. Despite it being a useful point gained on the road, many fans felt hard done by as the game was in their hands … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #7 Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Giant Hunting

2019 Match Preview #6 Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire: Confidence Building Time

After another match that finished with them on the wrong side of the desired scoreline, the Vancouver Whitecaps make their first trip out East, flying to Chicago to take on a longtime MLS side in the Fire, a team that has struggled a lot of late. Despite having World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger, as well as some solid MLS talent like Dax McCarty and Nemanja … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #6 Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire: Confidence Building Time

2019 Match Preview #5 Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy: Points in the Bank

After picking up the first point in the Marc Dos Santos era, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to continue where they left off against the high-flying Seattle Sounders with a big result at home against LA Galaxy. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic appearing to be fit for LA, Vancouver’s defence will have a handful to deal with once again after dealing with the Sounder had to offer. It … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #5 Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy: Points in the Bank