It wouldn't be an international soccer match without some controversy; Ecuador's Gustavo Quinteros had some very specific verbiage he wanted to use in reference to one of the calls in their 0-0 draw with Brazil. That tie is a great result against a soccer powerhouse, but a late-ish goal was invalidated for what appeared to be a bad out-of-bounds call.
A sixth-minute goal couldn't save the Kitsap Pumas from embarrassment, ultimately falling 4-1 to Victoria Highlanders.
Scott Burbidge continues to be an excellent S2 resource, breaking down what went wrong in the club's latest defeat.
Last week Ottawa dealt the Vancouver Whitecaps a big blow in the Voyager's Cup, prompting tournament fans to question whether more Canadian teams should start receiving entry into the country's premier soccer tournament.
The longest road trip in England is roughly the same as a car ride from Seattle to Crater Lake.