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Shake the Tri: Diving into Mexico’s tactical profile ahead of pivotal Gold Cup semi-final clash with CanMNT

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team is getting set to take on Mexico in a pivotal 2021 Gold Cup semi-final clash on Thursday night. Here’s what to expect from El Tri tactically in that encounter, and how Canada can counter that.  Having reached a frontier not breached in a long time, a familiar foe now awaits.  Just by making the semi-finals of the 2021 CONCACAF Gold … Continue reading Shake the Tri: Diving into Mexico’s tactical profile ahead of pivotal Gold Cup semi-final clash with CanMNT

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Different Galaxy: Vancouver Whitecaps ready for ‘improved’ LA Galaxy in crucial midweek matchup

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on the LA Galaxy on Wednesday, as they look to snap a 4 game losing streak. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  Make no mistake, this could prove to be huge.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, it feels early to suggest that their midweek clash with the LA Galaxy is a ‘must-win’ game in the context of their season, which is … Continue reading Different Galaxy: Vancouver Whitecaps ready for ‘improved’ LA Galaxy in crucial midweek matchup

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Post-Match: Vancouver Whitecaps buy tickets to show, ride Ricketts goal to win over LA Galaxy

The Vancouver Whitecaps picked up their first 3 points of the season this weekend, as they downed the LA Galaxy down in Carson, giving them their first victory in 2020 MLS play. Here is how things broke down on the night.  They had a ticket to the dance, and once they got in, they sure made it count.  Fittingly enough, the man who seemed to … Continue reading Post-Match: Vancouver Whitecaps buy tickets to show, ride Ricketts goal to win over LA Galaxy

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Growth Curve: Vancouver Whitecaps continuing quest to establish tactical ‘trademarks’ against LA Galaxy

Ahead of their clash with the LA Galaxy, the Vancouver Whitecaps have been hard at work this week, as they continue their quest to become a more solid team tactically this season. Against the Galaxy, it won’t be easy, but they appear ready to give it their all. It’s early days, but heading into the 2nd game of the season, they’re still searching for their … Continue reading Growth Curve: Vancouver Whitecaps continuing quest to establish tactical ‘trademarks’ against LA Galaxy

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Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

With the Vancouver Whitecaps looking to improve their squad over the transfer window, we look at 5 players 24 and under that should also help them get better from within, as the journey towards 2020 continues.  As the calendar turns from winter to spring next year, will the Whitecaps see some budding growth? That question could be easily asked of the plants and grass at … Continue reading Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

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Post Match Review #33: Late-game heroics continue for Vancouver as Whitecaps down LA Galaxy in goal-fest

The Vancouver Whitecaps took out LA Galaxy in a 7 goal thriller Sunday, as some late-game drama provided the Caps with all 3 points heading into Decision Day.  Heading into the penultimate day of the Whitecaps season, fans of the Caps could be forgiven for being a bit down on their team. Facing the second in the West Galaxy, who were on a bit of … Continue reading Post Match Review #33: Late-game heroics continue for Vancouver as Whitecaps down LA Galaxy in goal-fest

2019 Match Preview #33: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy: Hollywood provides empty script

For the last time this season, the Vancouver Whitecaps head out on the road, this time to face the high-flying LA Galaxy on Sunday.  The Vancouver Whitecaps make the trek down to Los Angeles this weekend, as they prepare to take on the LA Galaxy this Sunday. After dropping a 2-0 result to them last time around at BC Place, the Whitecaps will look to … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #33: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy: Hollywood provides empty script

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