The Vancouver Whitecaps are now able to focus on MLS play alone. But their CCL run cost them talented players, points on the table and their first week in purely league play is against their oldest rivals - the Seattle Sounders. This Cascadia Cup match is the first of 2017. It will feature two former Seattle DPs suiting up for the Whitecaps. Both Fredy Montero (likely starter) and Mauro Rosales (likely bench player) were captains during their time in Seattle. They now look to lead a rival. Q13 FOX is showing the 7 PM game throughout their broadcast area.
Kevin Stott is the center referee.
Roman Torres joins Brad Evans (calf) and Aaron Kovar (groin) out for this contest. No Sounders are questionable. Vancouver’s injury list is quite large. David Edgar is on the season ending injury list. Marco Bustos, Erik Hurtado, Brett Levis, Yordy Reyna ,and Brek Shea are all out. Christian Bolaños is questionable. No players are in danger of suspension due to yellow card accumulation.
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this is our Sound
Keys to the Game:
- Control pace and tempo of game
- Don’t allow Montero or Davies a single moment of brilliance
- Feed the off-ball run
- Use the power of the traveling fan. This is a rivalry, born in ‘74.
How to Watch
Match date/time: 7 PM PT, Friday, April 14, 2017
Venue: BC Place, British Columbia, Canada - the true North, strong and free
Online Streaming: MLS Live (where not subject to blackout)
Local TV: Q13 Fox (Johnson, Keller, Zakuani)
Local Radio: KIRO 97.3 FM (Harvey, Webber)
Local Spanish Radio: El Rey 1360 AM (Rodriguez, Maqueda)
Asia: BeIn Sports (ASIA) | Australia: BeIn Sports (AUS) | China: LE Sports | Middle East & North Africa: Abu Dhabi Sports | Singapore: Starhub | Taiwan: Sportscast
Your #VWFC Starting XI pic.twitter.com/lgpYpsYVz9— Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) April 15, 2017
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