Despite a slow start to the 2021 season, the Vancouver Whitecaps have managed to get within 1 point of a playoff spot with just 5 games remaining in their campaign. In this, we dive into some of the factors that have allowed them to be in this position at this stage of the season. The final countdown is upon us. After a 29-game marathon just … Continue reading Dream Chasing: Diving into the main factors contributing to the Vancouver Whitecaps late playoff push
The Vancouver Whitecaps might have just gotten their 10-game unbeaten run in MLS play snapped this past weekend, when they lost to the Portland Timbers, but in this, we dive into a key question – was that run indicative of the ‘Caps actually improving after a slow start to the season, or was it just luck? After a tough start to the summer, they’ve found … Continue reading A Step Forward: Their 10-game MLS unbeaten run might be over, but have the Vancouver Whitecaps actually been playing better as of late?
Despite being known for their strong offence, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team has been starved for goals as of late. In this, we dive deeper into the numbers to see if that’s a trend to worry about long-term, or just the case of some plain old bad luck for Les Rouges. It’s been an interesting trend to monitor as of late. As we’ve rolled through … Continue reading Firing Blanks: Exploring the CanMNT’s recent offensive woes – a worrying trend, or just bad luck?
Having now played 18 games out of 34 so far this MLS season, we’ve gotten a good idea of what the 2021 edition of the Vancouver Whitecaps looks like. In this, we dive into the numbers behind their first half (and a bit) of MLS action to date. Having crossed the halfway point, you’d like to think you have a better idea of who they … Continue reading Halfway There: Analyzing what we know (and what we don’t) about the Vancouver Whitecaps through the halfway point of the 2021 MLS season
The Vancouver Whitecaps take on Minnesota United in MLS action on Saturday. Here is our preview ahead of that one. After a lengthy stay, they’re preparing for one last rodeo. For the Vancouver Whitecaps, it’s been a long 5 months since they first touched down in Utah, beginning their 2021 American journey. Since then, they’ve gone on to play 8 games in their temporary home-away-from-home … Continue reading End of the Road: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to end Utah stay on high note in clash versus Minnesota United
Despite not always getting the recognition that he deserves from around MLS, Vancouver Whitecaps winger Cristian Dajome has quietly been one of the league’s best forwards this year. Here’s a look at why his strong play has made him a potential league all-star candidate, even if those around MLS aren’t talking about it quite yet. In just his 2nd season, he’s taken a big step … Continue reading Quiet Star: Analyzing how Cristian Dajome has quietly turned into an MLS all-star candidate for the Vancouver Whitecaps
Despite being further down the depth chart heading into the start of the 2021 MLS season, full backs Cristian Gutierrez and Javain Brown have emerged as valuable options for the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2021. Here’s how. After some early concerns, it has quickly become a position of strength for the Vancouver Whitecaps this season. Heading into the start of the 2021 MLS season, no one … Continue reading Nice Surprise: Cristian Gutierrez and Javain Brown quietly emerging as valuable full back options for Vancouver Whitecaps
The Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Houston Dynamo in MLS action on Tuesday. Here is our preview ahead of that one. After having gotten a taste of glory, the quest is now to avoid complacency. Having snapped an 8-game winless run this past weekend, the Vancouver Whitecaps will have had every reason to want to revel in their recent victory, a 2-1 triumph over the … Continue reading No Rest for the Weary: Vancouver Whitecaps ready for quick ‘turnaround’ ahead of clash against Houston Dynamo
The Vancouver Whitecaps were wheeling and dealing on Wednesday, as they acquired forward Brian White from the New York Red Bulls for $400 000 in GAM. In this, we dive deeper into the move, seeing why it’s a curious one for this ‘Caps team. An acquisition was on the horizon, and now, it is finally here. It wasn’t necessarily the transaction most people were expecting … Continue reading Price is ‘White’: Breaking down the Vancouver Whitecaps surprising trade for striker Brian White from the New York Red Bulls
Reports came out on Thursday morning that the Vancouver Whitecaps were linked to Brazilian midfielder, Alan Patrick, from Shakhtar Donetsk. In this, we see what these reports might mean for Vancouver, as the ‘Caps need for a DP #10 continues to grow by the game. As the days tick by, the calls get louder. Now that the Vancouver Whitecaps have completed just over 20% of … Continue reading Time Ticking: Breaking down how Alan Patrick’s links to the Vancouver Whitecaps highlights their growing need for DP #10