Toronto’s on top: Late lapse from the Impact gives rival TFC 2-1 win and one foot in Canadian Championship final

The Montreal Impact fell 2-1 to Toronto FC in the latest chapter of the 3 team Canadian mini-tournament. The result eliminates the Vancouver Whitecaps from contention for the Canadian Championship final and a chance to represent Canada in the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League. A lot was on the line when the Montreal Impact hosted Toronto FC at Stade Saputo on Wednesday night. A win for … Continue reading Toronto’s on top: Late lapse from the Impact gives rival TFC 2-1 win and one foot in Canadian Championship final

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Home at Last: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to ‘improve’ in 3rd game vs Toronto FC in 3 weeks (Preview #4)

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on Toronto FC for the 3rd time in 3 weeks on Saturday. Ahead of that one, here is our match preview, as we look at what we can possibly expect from the ‘Caps ahead of what is a pretty big match for them, for a multitude of reasons.  Can the 3rd time be the charm? After falling short in their first … Continue reading Home at Last: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to ‘improve’ in 3rd game vs Toronto FC in 3 weeks (Preview #4)

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Another Night, Another Loss: Whitecaps return from trip empty-handed after ‘unacceptable’ defeat to Impact

The Whitecaps concluded their Canadian road trip on Tuesday night with a 2-0 loss in Montreal. Derek Cornelius didn’t sugar coat the state the Whitecaps are in following a third straight loss since returning from Orlando. “We have to all take a serious look at ourselves in the mirror and see what we can all be better at so that we can finally get something … Continue reading Another Night, Another Loss: Whitecaps return from trip empty-handed after ‘unacceptable’ defeat to 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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Cruz Control: Breaking down why the Stephen Eustaquio rumours have been so complicated

Stephen Eustaquio’s future remains far from sorted, as transfer rumours continue to swirl around the Canadian midfielder. With all that’s been going on, we look at what may be next for him, and why a move to Vancouver could easily either work or flame out.  In silly season, it can be hard to keep track of all that’s going on.  With Lucas Cavallini’s big-money move … Continue reading Cruz Control: Breaking down why the Stephen Eustaquio rumours have been so complicated

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

Post-Match Review #29– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: Dinged in La Belle Province

The Caps fell 2-1 to the Impact in a hard-fought match at Stade Saputo The lone midweek MLS fixture at Stade Saputo today was definitely a treat for the neutral. Neither club was in the best shape overall, as the ‘Caps came from San Jose a little shaken up while the Impact are becoming more desperate for victories after their loss to rivals Toronto FC. … Continue reading Post-Match Review #29– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: Dinged in La Belle Province

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

2019 Match Preview #29: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: 3 weeks too late

The Vancouver Whitecaps make the long trek to Montreal for the first and only time this season. After a tough defeat against San Jose during Rivalry Week, they now get to take on the Impact, a team that they have a much more storied rivalry with. With both teams coming off tough defeats, they will look to bring their A-games in front of the fans … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #29: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: 3 weeks too late