VANCOUVER – Russell Teibert scored his first-ever objective within the Canadian Championship because the Vancouver Whitecaps cruised to a 2-0 win over Valour FC on Wednesday night time.
Teibert scored the match-winner after tucking away a rebound from a shot by Deiber Caicedo within the nineteenth minute.
Fellow Canadian Ryan Raposo doubled the lead within the twenty second minute after Caicedo discovered himself away from Valour’s backline.
The striker raced on to the ball, dealing with off towards goalkeeper Rayane Yesli earlier than opting to sq. the ball to Raposo who put away a straightforward end.
It was a matchup that includes ex-Whitecaps assistant coach Philip Dos Santos, now the pinnacle coach of Valour FC and brother of former Whitecaps head coach Marc Dos Santos.
Sean Rea had the very best probability for Valour within the added minutes of the primary half. The ahead himself in house and compelled a sprawling save from Whitecaps goalkeeper Cody Cropper with a shot from 20 yards out.
Cropper was named the starter after Thomas Hasal injured his hand in Sunday’s win over Toronto FC. Hasal is anticipated to be out for six weeks.
The Whitecaps outshot their Canadian Premier League opponents 14-8 over the course of the night time.
It was a second of redemption for Vancouver, which has been eradicated twice from the Canadian Championships up to now two years by CPL opponents.
Heading in to the match, each Vancouver head coach Vanni Sartini and defender Jake Nerwinski each labelled the game as a very powerful of the season up to now.
The `Caps ended a three-game shedding streak with a 1-0 win on Sunday towards fellow Canadian MLS membership Toronto FC however stay backside of the Western Conference.
Valour are sixth within the CPL and have been unbeaten in two video games heading into Wednesday’s match.
The Whitecaps will subsequent face Cavalry FC within the Canadian Championship in Calgary on Could 28. Vancouver resumes common season motion on Saturday towards the San Jose Earthquakes.
Valour will tackle York United in Winnipeg on Sunday.