Saturday night at BC Place, the Vancouver Whitecaps surrendered the lead twice against DC United, eventually settling for a 2-2 draw. With three of the top teams in the West remaining on their schedule, the Whitecaps will surely be frustrated with their inability to close this match out, as they will need a good points haul over the final three fixtures to secure home playoff … Continue reading Report Card: What’s going on with Takaoka?
Welcome back, everyone. The Vancouver Whitecaps are home at last. After a long time away, VWFC hosts DC United at BC Place on Saturday night. DC, led by Wayne Rooney and Carl Robinson, are still fighting for the last playoff spots in the East. They only have one win in their last nine, and are coming off of a 5-3 defeat to NYRB. Also, a … Continue reading Guess the Starting XI – Match 31 vs. DC United
Wednesday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, the Vancouver Whitecaps played out a 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids, ending their month away from home. While Vancouver will look back on their road trip positively overall, as 11 points from 7 road matches is still an impressive accomplishment, this was a match where the Whitecaps simply ran out of energy against a much inferior team, … Continue reading Report Card: Out of Gas in Colorado
Wednesday night, the Vancouver Whitecaps will conclude their extended road trip with a make-up match against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. While Vancouver is coming off the heels of two road losses, for the Rapids, their entire season has been a nightmare. This begs the question: What’s gone wrong with the Rapids? Admittedly, the Rapids have never been a high-spending team, often … Continue reading Match Preview: What’s going on with the Rapids?
Welcome back, everyone. The Vancouver Whitecaps close out their extended road-trip with a rescheduled matchup from earlier in the season, as they take on the Colorado Rapids in mile high conditions. The Rapids are in complete disarray at the moment: last in the West with 22 points, a -24 goal differential, and their supporters walking out on a recent match. Depending on your view, this … Continue reading Guess the Starting XI – Match 30 at Colorado Rapids
Welcome back, everyone. After a disappointing trip to Houston, the Vancouver Whitecaps will finish off their week with a trip to Sandy, Utah, for an encounter with Real Salt Lake. As with the Dynamo, RSL is right behind Vancouver in the standings going into the match, so it represents another potential six-point swing between these teams that could be vital come the end of October. … Continue reading Guess the Starting XI – Match 29 at Real Salt Lake
Wednesday night at Shell Energy Stadium, the Vancouver Whitecaps will take on the Houston Dynamo in a Western Conference matchup that sees the 4th and 5th placed teams face one another. Vancouver is red-hot so far on their extended road trip, securing 10 of a possible 12 points over their last 4 matches. Meanwhile, Houston has been a juggernaut at home this season, sporting a … Continue reading Match Preview: Whitecaps looking to hold it down in Houston
Welcome back, everyone. The Vancouver Whitecaps continue to roll on with their extended road-trip, this time playing mid-week in Houston against the Dynamo. The Dynamo have been a much different outfit in 2023 than in recent years, playing attractive football, finding themselves right beside the Whitecaps in the Western Conference standings, and reaching the US Open Cup final. Impressively, Houston has a 9-3-2 record at … Continue reading Guess the Starting XI – Match 28 at Houston
Welcome back, everyone. With the international break behind them and a couple of roster moves to note, the Vancouver Whitecaps head back out East to face Canadian rivals Toronto FC this weekend on the shores of Lake Ontario. After a very successful road week which saw Vancouver earn 7 of 9 possible points against Portland, Chicago, and NYCFC, the Whitecaps will no doubt be eager … Continue reading Guess the Starting XI – Match 27 at Toronto FC
Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, the Vancouver Whitecaps capped off a very successful week on the road with a 1-1 draw against NYCFC, earning themselves seven of a total nine available points from the week. Heading into this brief international break, the Whitecaps have set themselves up well for the rest of their extended road swing, although given how tight proceedings are in the West, … Continue reading Report Card: A Successful Business Trip to NY