In part 1 of our Vancouver Whitecaps 2020 round-up, we take a look back at their returnees and how they fared this season, one that proved to be like no other. It was a memorable season for many reasons. While for the Vancouver Whitecaps, not all of those memories were positive ones, there is no doubt that the 2020 MLS season was one for the … Continue reading 2020 ‘Caps Look-Back: Looking at how the Vancouver Whitecaps returnees fared in 2020 (Part 1)
The Vancouver Whitecaps travel to Utah this weekend, as they get set to take on Real Salt Lake in a big Western Conference battle, one that could have big implications on the playoff picture. Ahead of that one, here is our preview, as we look at how the ‘Caps are feeling ahead of their first regular season game against Western opposition since July. While the … Continue reading Keeping it ‘Real’: Vancouver Whitecaps wary of ‘dangerous’ threat that reeling RSL side offers ahead of Saturday matchup (Preview #12)
Welcome to our third Vancouver Whitecaps statistical snapshot from the MLS is Back tournament, our series in which we will dive into the stats of some standout performers for the ‘Caps down in Orlando. In this one, we take a look at Thomas Hasal, the ‘Caps rookie goalkeeper, who quickly became a player that teams all over MLS took notice of at MiB, as he … Continue reading MiB Statistical Snapshots: Is Thomas Hasal now a backup goalkeeper option for the Vancouver Whitecaps?
After a busy couple of days for the Vancouver Whitecaps, we take a look back at some of the things that went down this week, in another edition of Thursday (Friday) thoughts. The pace was bumped up a notch as of late. It’s been a busy week in Whitecaps land, with news of trades, schedule announcements, signings, preseason plans and the long-awaited report on the … Continue reading Thursday (Friday) Thoughts: Breaking down a busy week for the Vancouver Whitecaps
After looking at Adjusted Save Percentage back in August, as we looked to see how good Max Crepeau had been for the Whitecaps, we revisit the concept, as MLS teams prepare to make moves this offseason. Back in August, we took a stab at trying to see how good Maxime Crepeau had been for the Vancouver Whitecaps up to that point in the season, by … Continue reading Between The Sticks: Revisiting Adjusted Save Percentage and MLS goalkeepers
As the Whitecaps look to build for 2020, we look at some of the ways they may try to improve their team from within MLS, as they get creative on the route to making this side a playoff team next season. The Vancouver Whitecaps have just begun what is expected to be a relatively busy offseason, with many holes still left yet to be filled … Continue reading Tools of the Trade: Some ways the Vancouver Whitecaps may try to improve from within MLS
The Vancouver Whitecaps faced off against the Columbus Crew on a rare afternoon match at BC Place. The roof was open, the sky was overcast, the stands were looking sparse, and the ‘Caps were looking to get 2 wins in a row – a feat they’ve only been able to accomplish once so far this season. Things kicked off shortly after 2 PM at BC … Continue reading Post-Match Review #32 : Montero begins his 2020 preseason flying with two game-saving goals in two games.
The Whitecaps got back to winning ways this Saturday, as they took down Houston Dynamo 2-1. It wasn’t easy, as a Zac MacMath error nearly undid a second-half lead, but Fredy Montero came up huge to grab all 3 points as Vancouver kicked off their post-2019 playoff lives. It was unsure if the game was going to be entertaining at BC Place on Saturday, as … Continue reading Post-Match Review #31: Fredy Montero rescues Whitecaps against Houston after second-half blunder nearly sinks Vancouver at BC Place
The Vancouver Whitecaps return to action this Saturday, taking on a desperate Houston side, as the Caps kick off their post-elimination portion of their 2019 campaign. After a break from MLS play as players from around the world convened at their various national team set-ups for World Cup qualifiers, inter-confederation matches and friendlies, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Houston Dynamo get set to renew hostilities … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #31: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: 2020 Preseason kicks off in Vancouver
The Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-12L-9D) were unable to ride the wave of a Theo Bair wonder-strike, instead finding themselves flushed out of Providence Park, as they were unable to best the Timbers (10W-9L-4D) on what was a rainy night down in Portland. It was not for a lack of trying, as the Caps put up a spirited performance, but in the end, their dam was broken … Continue reading Caps rained out as Timbers triumph in classic Cascadian clash