whitecaps vs real salt lake

BC Place – April 27 2018

Images from the Whitecaps 2-0 win over Real Salt Lake at BC Place.  A largely forgettable match up until the point that the Whitecaps were awarded a penalty, which Christian Techera converted.  However in taking his shirt off during the celebration he incurred a second yellow card and was dismissed from the game. Continue reading “Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake – April 28 – BC Place”

Canada vs USA

Canada and the USA shared the spoils in an entertaining 1-1 tie at BC Place on Thursday.  The two teams were playing in the first of a double header, with the second leg of the friendly taking place in San Jose on Sunday.  The record crowd (for a friendly in Canada) of 28,107 saw the USA take the lead in the first half through a goal from Alex Morgan, with Canada equalizing off a goal from Adriana Leon part way through the second half.

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Canada vs maori
all blacks

Despite keeping pace with the visitors for the first part of the game, Canada gradually succumbed to the experience and skill of the Maori All Blacks in an entertaining game at BC Place on Friday. A record crowd of more than 29,000 saw the home team defeated 51-9 in an entertaining, if ultimately, one-sided affair.

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whitecaps vs sounders

mls cup west semi – leg 1

Despite a very vocal and enthusiastic crowd, the Whitecaps and Sounders played out a fairly tame 0-0 tie at BC Place on Sunday. Neither team impressed up front with few clear chances on goal at either end. It was a scrappy affair that surprisingly only produced three yellow cards. At one point, late in the second half the field resembled a hockey rink, with both teams facing off, but after a bit of shoving it quietened down.

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