In part 4 of our preview series leading up to Canada vs the US on October 15th, we take a look at why this game is important for both sides, as they take each other on in their first competitive match in nearly a decade. Part 1: Breaking down the squads, storylines and key players Part 2: Analyzing both teams tactical profiles Part 3: Key … Continue reading 34-year droughts, World Cup hopes, Gold Cup and Nations League dreams: what’s at stake in Canada vs USA
After a heartbreaking result down in Seattle last Saturday spoiled their six game unbeaten run, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to bounce back on the road, as they fly down to LA to take on league leaders LAFC. It promises to be an entertaining rematch between two sides that duked things out back in mid-April, when a floundering Whitecaps squad got their season on track with … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #20: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Revenge of the Goats?
After a key victory last week over Dallas, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to continue their strong run of form as they take on cross-country rivals Toronto FC in a big clash at BC Place. With points in 6 of their last 7 matches, and 7 of the last 9, the Caps come into this one flying high after a slower start to their season. Standing … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #16: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Toronto FC: Battle of the North
After dropping the ball in what had been a disappointing away performance away to Orlando City, the Vancouver Whitecaps returned home to face the upstart Philadelphia Union in a tense home clash. Chasing that elusive second victory of the season, the Caps started out the match on the front foot, taking the game to the Union, dictating the pace and tempo of the match. They … Continue reading Post-Game Review#9:Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Philadelphia Union (Draw Snatched From Jaws of Victory
With some positive vibes and that vital first victory firmly tucked into their back pocket, the Vancouver Whitecaps head across the continent to Orlando, where they will face the struggling Orlando City SC. Despite having some potent attacking talent with the likes of Luis Nani, Dom Dwyer and Sacha Kljestan, they have struggled to tighten things up at the back, shipping goals left and right. … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #8: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City SC: Building Blocks
After dropping their second match of the season to fellow conference foes in Real Salt Lake, the Whitecaps continued their whirlwind of a start to the season, flying down to Houston to play in a stadium that had been unfavourable to them over the years, hoping for a repeat of last years victory. Houston, fresh off a disappointing elimination from the CONCACAF Champions League, came … Continue reading Post-Game Review #3 Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo (Houston, we sort of have a problem)