Welcome to our second Vancouver Whitecaps statistical snapshot from the MLS is Back tournament, our series in which we will dive into the stats of some standout performers for the ‘Caps down in Orlando. In this one, we take a look at Derek Cornelius, the Canadian defender who provided a huge bright spot when inserted in the lineup halfway through the tournament, sparking a Whitecaps … Continue reading MiB Statistical Snapshots: Can Derek Cornelius be the beacon of simplicity in a Vancouver Whitecaps defensive storm?
After a rocky defensive outing at this summer’s Gold Cup, where a meltdown against Haiti denied them an opportunity to take on Mexico, Canada has shown strong defensive improvements these past few months. What has changed? In this one, we set out to answer that question. Defence wins championships. It’s an age-old adage, but it is one that still holds value today, as defending remains … Continue reading Lock it down: What has Canada done to improve defensively ahead of 2nd USA clash?
After a short break, we are back with another installment of Wayback Wednesday! In this series, we take a look at transactions done by the Vancouver Whitecaps, be it trades, signings or transfers, and what has changed since. In this piece, we take a look at when the ‘Caps traded Steven Beitashour to Toronto. Back in 2015, Steven Beitashour was a big part of the … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC
On a sunny Saturday in Vancouver, the Seattle Sounders and Vancouver Whitecaps convened once again for a famed Cascadia Cup clash. The Whitecaps, reeling after 3 straight losses and some poor refereeing decisions that went against them, were determined to get their season up and running against their longtime rivals. They did just that, picking up their first point under Marc Dos Santos and their … Continue reading Post-Game Review #4 Whitecaps FC vs Seattle Sounders FC (Keeping our Sheets Clean)
After kicking off on a bright sunny day in front of the Vancouver faithful just over a week ago, the Whitecaps made their way down to a snowy Salt Lake City, which cleared itself just in time for a beautiful sunny match day as the teams narrowly avoided a repeat of their famed snow game back during the 2017 season. Having only won once in … Continue reading Post-Game Review #2: Whitecaps FC vs Real Salt Lake (VAR 1-Clean Sheet 0)