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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Montero steals thunder from improved Vancouver Whitecaps defensive performance in win over Impact

The Vancouver Whitecaps snatched an important 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday. In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at the Vancouver Whitecaps, we look at what paved the way towards that win, including a formation switch, some defensive growth and a throwback Fredy Montero performance. Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Montero steals thunder from improved Vancouver Whitecaps defensive performance in win over Impact

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A Different Test: Whitecaps aiming to build on improvements made against Toronto in trip to Quebec (Preview #3)

The Vancouver Whitecaps are right back in action on Tuesday night against a rested Montreal Impact side in a match which has both MLS and Canadian Championship implications. The message coming from the Whitecaps following their training session on Monday was to continue improving. Their last match against Toronto FC, a 1-0 loss, was not an excellent performance, nor a favourable result. However, the consensus … Continue reading A Different Test: Whitecaps aiming to build on improvements made against Toronto in trip to Quebec (Preview #3)

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Ligue des champions Concacaf: Montréal accède aux quarts de finale grâce à une performance déterminée

Mercredi soir au Stade Olympique, la foule de 21 505 personnes ne s’est pas fait entendre jusqu’à après le match. C’était un bon indicateur du déroulement du match; plus excitant pour son importance, que son contenu. Pour l’impact, un match nul était suffisant et c’est exactement ce qui s’est produit. Le résultat leur propulse en quart de finale et leur permet de continuer à rêver … Continue reading Ligue des champions Concacaf: Montréal accède aux quarts de finale grâce à une performance déterminée

Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact overcome wild second-half vs Toronto FC to win 10th Voyageurs Cup title on penalties 

The Montreal Impact overcame a crazy second-half to down their rivals Toronto on their own turf and win their 10th Voyageurs Cup on Wednesday, putting an end to a remarkable year for the competition.  On a cool fall evening in Toronto, rivals Montreal Impact and Toronto FC met at BMO field in what promised to be an entertaining affair, with the Voyageurs Cup and a … Continue reading Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact overcome wild second-half vs Toronto FC to win 10th Voyageurs Cup title on penalties 

Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact draw first blood vs Toronto FC after Piatti stunner

In a clash of longtime Canadian rivals, the Montreal Impact took on Toronto FC in the first leg of the Voyageurs cup, and they emerged victorious thanks to some magic from their Argentinean #10. Advantage Impact. The Montreal Impact came out with a convincing performance in a time of doubt to take the slight edge in the Voyageurs Cup final. Motivated by an especially boisterous … Continue reading Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact draw first blood vs Toronto FC after Piatti stunner

Despite resurgent performance, Whitecaps slip-up in rainy night at Saputo

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Montreal Impact in a slippery performance at Saputo, and while they would eventually fall to their Eastern Canada foes, they did well to bounce back on Wednesday, so soon after a statistical tidal wave in San Jose put them well underwater heading into this one.  With the memories of that San Jose game behind them, Vancouver got right back … Continue reading Despite resurgent performance, Whitecaps slip-up in rainy night at Saputo

Whitecaps hoping some home-cooking quiets pain of tough to stomach loss vs San Jose

Some Vancouver Whitecaps (6W-13L-9D) members and players returned to the place they call home this week, with a date with the Montreal Impact (10W-14L-4D) looming on Wednesday.  Call it what you want, but there was no denying that Saturday’s game was a gut-punch, leaving a lingering stomach ache of sorts. While losing sucks, the way the Whitecaps lost left a bad taste in the mouth, … Continue reading Whitecaps hoping some home-cooking quiets pain of tough to stomach loss vs San Jose