Match Preview: Whitecaps look to put expansion St. Louis City in their place

The Vancouver Whitecaps will take on St. Louis City SC for the first time in club history, tangling with the upstart expansion side on Saturday in Missouri. St. Louis has more than surpassed the modest expectations most had for their inaugural season, riding a hot start to third place in the Western Conference. The bulk of that success came before losing playmaker Joao Klauss to … Continue reading Match Preview: Whitecaps look to put expansion St. Louis City in their place

Match Preview: Whitecaps Searching for Ferryside Redemption

Wednesday night at Starlight Stadium in Langford, the Vancouver Whitecaps will take on Pacific FC in the Canadian Championship semi-finals. This matchup needs no introduction and already feels steeped in history despite the fact that these teams have only met once in their collective franchise histories. Perhaps it’s because there’s been so much crossover between these clubs in terms of players, coaches, and staff historically. … Continue reading Match Preview: Whitecaps Searching for Ferryside Redemption

Match Preview: Caps take on Western Conference top dogs, Seattle Sounders

The Caps’ cross-country adventures continue Saturday, as they complete MLS Rivalry Week TM by facing off against Seattle Sounders at BC Place. The Sounders remain the top dogs in the Western Conference, sitting on 23 points, though a recent dip in form has seen their gap with second-place LAFC close considerably. Indeed, Seattle has lost three out of their last four matches in all competitions … Continue reading Match Preview: Caps take on Western Conference top dogs, Seattle Sounders

Match Preview: Whitecaps on the road in Texas

Wednesday night, the Vancouver Whitecaps will continue their busy stretch of fixtures in the lone star state with a matchup against Western Conference rivals FC Dallas. Dallas currently sits 4th in the West, with 5 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses for 18 points, 4 points clear of Vancouver with the same number of games played. While FC Dallas has been getting results so far … Continue reading Match Preview: Whitecaps on the road in Texas

Pre-match: Bringing Chainsaws to Rose City

Right. So at this point, the Whitecaps’ good fortunes can’t just be flukes. Unbeaten in eight, Vancouver has had themselves a decent run in the league, with a 4-1 victory in the Canadian Championship also looking to boost hopes of a successful season. Despite how much has been bemoaned about the Whitecaps’ lack of attacking talent, it looks like they’re performing better on shoestring options … Continue reading Pre-match: Bringing Chainsaws to Rose City

Match Preview: Whitecaps Travel to York United

Wednesday night in Toronto, the Vancouver Whitecaps will continue their Canadian Championship title defense against York United at the York Lions Stadium. While Vancouver comes into the match as massive favourites, they do have the unenviable history of not having secured a Canadian Championship win on the road, outside of penalties, in almost a decade. York emerged from the preliminary round of this competition with … Continue reading Match Preview: Whitecaps Travel to York United

Match Preview: The Whitecaps Need Goals as the Loons Come to Town

It’s Gameday Number Ten! Despite a record shutout streak looming on the horizon, the Vancouver Whitecaps (2-5-2) are desperately seeking scoring and, more importantly, all three points as their mini-homestand comes to a close against and equally goal-barren Minnesota United (3-3-3). Match Information Where: BC Place, Vancouver, BC When: Saturday, May 6th at 7:30 pm PST How: Apple TV, AM730 (Radio) Shutout streaks are all … Continue reading Match Preview: The Whitecaps Need Goals as the Loons Come to Town

Pre-Match: Colorado Comes to Town

The Whitecaps are unbeaten in six in league play, and are looking to bring some stability to a season that has been filled with ups and downs. It is still early on in the season, and many players are beginning to find their stride and build chemistry, with standout players looking to continue a hot start. After last week’s 0-0 draw with Austin, the Whitecaps … Continue reading Pre-Match: Colorado Comes to Town

Whitecaps Aim to Annihilate Austin

The Whitecaps were trounced out of the CCL midweek in embarrassing fashion, enduring a 6-0 aggregate loss against conference rivals LAFC. The lineup on the night was questionable at best, but maybe it was because Sartini was prioritizing this game instead. Focusing on Saturday, Vancouver will look to take their league form further as they are unbeaten in their last five games in MLS. The … Continue reading Whitecaps Aim to Annihilate Austin

Match Preview: Vancouver Faces Huge Deficit in the CCL vs. LAFC

After a strong showing this past weekend at home, the Vancouver Whitecaps head down to California on Tuesday night to take on LAFC in the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarter final match-up. As was well documented, the first leg at home did not go well for Vancouver. They surrendered three second half goals, creating a big hole to dig themselves out of … Continue reading Match Preview: Vancouver Faces Huge Deficit in the CCL vs. LAFC