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Cascadia Comeback: Playoff-chasing Vancouver Whitecaps rescue huge 3 points in big 3-2 come-from-behind win vs the Portland Timbers

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Portland Timbers in a huge MLS Western Conference clash on Wednesday night. Here’s our recap from this one, a game in which the ‘Caps rescued a 3-2 win after going down 2-0 just before halftime.  They just continue to find a way.  Faced off against one of their closest rivals, the Portland Timbers, the Vancouver Whitecaps needed to find … Continue reading Cascadia Comeback: Playoff-chasing Vancouver Whitecaps rescue huge 3 points in big 3-2 come-from-behind win vs the Portland Timbers

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Sprinting to the End: Vancouver Whitecaps ready to begin biggest 5-game stretch of their 2021 season with crucial away game vs Portland Timbers

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on their rivals, the Portland Timbers, in a huge match for both teams’ playoff hopes on Wednesday. Here’s our preview ahead of that key Cascadia Cup clash.  The final push is now upon us.   With just 5 games remaining in their 2021 MLS regular season, the Vancouver Whitecaps are looking to make the most of what’s left … Continue reading Sprinting to the End: Vancouver Whitecaps ready to begin biggest 5-game stretch of their 2021 season with crucial away game vs Portland Timbers

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Streak Snapped: Portland Timbers snap Vancouver Whitecaps 10-game unbeaten run with 1-0 win in Cascadia Cup action

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Portland Timbers in MLS action on Friday night, falling to their Cascadian rivals 1-0 in a tight game. Here’s our match report from that one. It was a tough way to end their run.  But at a certain point, the luck was bound to run out for the Vancouver Whitecaps, who were riding a 10-game unbeaten run in MLS … Continue reading Streak Snapped: Portland Timbers snap Vancouver Whitecaps 10-game unbeaten run with 1-0 win in Cascadia Cup action

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps continue to build identity in 1-0 win over Portland Timbers

In our return of Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column where we break down storylines surrounding the Vancouver Whitecaps, we look back at what stood out in their opening day win over the Portland Timbers to kick off their MLS season on Sunday.  It’d be hard to imagine them drawing up a better start beforehand.  A clutch goal from their DP #9. A big clean … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps continue to build identity in 1-0 win over Portland Timbers

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Timbers Toppled: Vancouver Whitecaps kick off 2021 MLS season with big 1-0 win over Portland Timbers

The Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off their 2021 season on Sunday, as they took on the Portland Timbers at ‘home’. Here’s our match report from that one, as the ‘Caps picked up a timely goal before cruising to a 1-0 win.  It was the dream start.  Facing off against a Portland Timbers team where they were seen as the underdogs, the Vancouver Whitecaps snatched a huge … Continue reading Timbers Toppled: Vancouver Whitecaps kick off 2021 MLS season with big 1-0 win over Portland Timbers

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Toppled by the Timbers: Vancouver Whitecaps see playoff hopes put on life support in 1-0 loss to Timbers

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Portland Timbers on Sunday, in what was a big match for the ‘Caps playoff hopes. Here is our recap from that one, as the Timbers eked out a narrow win over their rivals in Portland.  All of a sudden, things are looking bleak.  While the Vancouver Whitecaps do technically still have a chance to make the MLS playoffs, their … Continue reading Toppled by the Timbers: Vancouver Whitecaps see playoff hopes put on life support in 1-0 loss to Timbers

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Wavy Road: Vancouver Whitecaps ready for latest ‘obstacle’ in long line of them in rematch with Timbers(Preview #22)

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Portland Timbers on Sunday. In this, we look ahead to that one, previewing what promises to be a very intense match between two longtime rivals.  After enduring what’s has felt like both a marathon and a sprint, the finish line is near.   21 games down, the Vancouver Whitecaps only have 2 more matches left to go, with their next … Continue reading Wavy Road: Vancouver Whitecaps ready for latest ‘obstacle’ in long line of them in rematch with Timbers(Preview #22)

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Chopped: Vancouver Whitecaps receive cold welcome in new home from usual hosts Portland Timbers with 1-0 loss

Days after getting trounced by LAFC, the Whitecaps looked to bounce back with a win over the Timbers on Sunday. Unfortunately for them, they weren’t able to find all 3 points, but they did look a lot better in a 1-0 loss. Here is our report from that one, as they suffered a narrow defeat at ‘home’ in Portland.  Despite being nicknamed the ‘Timbers’, Portland … Continue reading Chopped: Vancouver Whitecaps receive cold welcome in new home from usual hosts Portland Timbers with 1-0 loss

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The Third Sub Episode 48: Previewing the Vancouver Whitecaps quest to chop up the Timbers at ‘home’

In the 48th episode of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan preview the upcoming Vancouver Whitecaps matchup, which comes against the Portland Timbers in a unique Vancouver ‘home’ game at Providence Park in Portland. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast! In their 48th episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat about the upcoming … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 48: Previewing the Vancouver Whitecaps quest to chop up the Timbers at ‘home’

Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City

With Portland being long known as “Stumptown” for the stumps left behind during their biggest phases of urban development back in the 19th century, the Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-11L-9D) will look to leave the Portland Timbers (9W-9L-4D) in a similar state of ruin, as they try to chop down their high-flying Cascadian rivals in another edition of the Cascadia Cup.  The Caps come into this match … Continue reading Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City