July 28, 2013
Saturday, 7 p.m. at BC Place, Vancouver, British Columbia TV: CSN Records: Whitecaps, 9-6-5 (32 points); Union 8-6-7 (31 points) Whitecaps at home: 8-0-4 Union on the road: 3-4-3 Goals for: Vancouver 33, Union 32 Goals against: Vancouver 28, Union 30 Last MLS outing: The Whitecaps lost, 2-1, on the road to the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Union tied visiting Portland, 0-0. About the Whitecaps: Vancouver had its six-game undefeated streak end with a loss to the Galaxy.
June 26, 2016 |
Vancouver Whitecaps at Union7 p.m. Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium. Records: Whitecaps, 6-7-3, 21 points; Union, 7-4-5, 26 points. TV: Comcast Sports Net. Whitecaps on the road: 2-5-0. Union at home: 6-0-2. Goals for: Whitecaps, 24; Union, 27. Goals against: Whitecaps, 27; Union, 22. Last MLS game: The Whitecaps lost to visiting New England, 2-1, on Saturday. The Union defeated the visiting Chicago Fire, 4-3, on Wednesday. Coaches: Whitecaps, Carl Robinson, 34-28-22; Union, Jim Curtin, 24-26-18.
March 26, 2011 |
In front of a sold-out crowd of 18,591, the Philadelphia Union defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps, 1-0, in the Union's home opener at PPL Park in Chester on Saturday. The Union's Carlos Ruiz scored the game's only goal in the 77th minute, assisted by Sebastien Le Toux, and the defense held the rest of the way with a man advantage following a red card on striker Eric Hassli. The second straight 1-0 victory marks the first winning streak in franchise history for the Union.
August 28, 2016 |
Saturday at 7 p.m., Talen Energy Stadium Records: SKC, 11-11-5, 38 points; Union, 10-9-7, 37 points. TV: The Comcast Network Coaches: SKC, Peter Vermes, 101-80-58; Union, Jim Curtin, 26-29-19. Goals for: SKC, 32; Union, 45. Goals against: SKC, 30; Union 41. SKC on the road: 2-7-4. Union at home: 7-3-3. Last MLS game: SKC beat the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-0, on Saturday. The Union won Wednesday at Columbus, 2-1. About Sporting Kansas City: Defender Kevin Ellis is suspended for the game for violent conduct that endangered the safety of an opponent in Saturday's match against the Vancouver Whitecaps.
March 25, 2011
Central defender Carlos Valdes enjoyed a strong debut with the Union in their MLS season opener on Saturday, a 1-0 win at Houston. Valdes frequently covered up for teammates who were beaten by an attacking Dynamo team. Though he was cool under fire, the 25-year-old Valdes admits to being a little nervous entering his home debut. The Union will host the Vancouver Whitecaps at 4 p.m. Saturday at sold-out PPL Park. "I am excited, but I feel a lot of responsibility because it is my first game in front of the fans, and I want to start out well," Valdes said through an interpreter.
March 31, 2012
What: Vancouver Whitecaps (2-0-1, 7 points) at Union (0-3-0, 0 points) When: Saturday, 4 p.m. Where: PPL Park, Chester TV: 6ABC About the Whitecaps: Vancouver is undefeated but considers itself lucky given what goalkeeper Joe Cannon described as a "flat performance" against D.C. United in its last match. The Whitecaps salvaged a point thanks to a scoreless draw at home. . . . One of Vancouver's flaws is its inability to finish, and that will only get tougher with the absence of Swede Eric Hassli, out with an ankle sprain.
March 26, 2012 |
A YEAR AGO, the Union had a 2-0-1 record after three games and sat in first place in MLS' Eastern Conference. This year, after six regulars disappeared from the roster in the offseason, the Union is 0-3-0. But Sebastien Le Toux will be back in PPL Park on Saturday . . . playing for the Vancouver Whitecaps. The latest Union loss was by 1-0 on Saturday at Chicago. "It's never easy to be in a situation like we are right now after three games," team manager Peter Nowak said.
May 27, 2012
What: Union (2-6-2, eight points) at Toronto FC (0-9-0, 0 points) When: Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Where: BMO Field, Toronto TV: The Comcast Network On the web: Streaming online at MLS Soccer.com The skinny: Union midfielder Gabriel Gomez has been called up by the Panamanian national team for World Cup qualifying. Gomez, who serves as Panama's captain, will leave Sunday after the Toronto FC game and return after Panama's match against Cuba on June 12. . . . Toronto is at the bottom of the MLS standings, but confidence is sure to come after a win in the Canadian championship, a 1-0 decision over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Wednesday night's final . . . . The win earned Toronto entrance into the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League.
May 10, 2013
The Week in Soccer Real Salt Lake at Montreal Impact 2 p.m. Saturday (MLSsoccer.com) Major League Soccer lets fans access MLS Live, its video streaming package, for free this weekend. Montreal's MVP candidate, Patrice Bernier, and red-hot forward Marco Di Vaio lead the Impact. Real's midfield features rising star Luis Gil with vets Kyle Beckerman and Javier Morales. San Jose Earthquakes at Seattle Sounders 4 p.m. Saturday (MLSsoccer.com, Univision Deportes)