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Whitecaps vs. Sounders: Highlights, stats and quotes

Sounders suffer serious blow to playoff aspirations.

The Seattle Sounders’ playoff hopes were dealt a serious blow when their 15-game unbeaten streak against the Vancouver Whitecaps was snapped with a 2-1 loss to their northern rivals on Saturday. The Whitecaps got two first-half goals and Will Bruin pulled one back on an 89th-minute header.


Seattle Sounders FC 1 – Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Venue: BC Place

Referee: Ramy Touchan

Assistants: Stefan Tanaka-Freundt, Felisha Mariscal

Fourth Official: Alain Ruch

VAR: Jair Marrufo

Attendance: 19,722

Weather: 60 degrees and clear


VAN – Pedro Vite (Ryan Gauld, Luis Martins) 29’

VAN – Julian Gressel 37’

SEA – Will Bruin (Fredy Montero) 89’


SEA – Alex Roldan (caution) 25’

SEA – Nico Lodeiro (caution) 81’

VAN – Julian Gressel (caution) 82’


Seattle Sounders FC – Stefan Frei; Alex Roldan (Jimmy Medranda 73’), Yeimar, Xavier Arreaga, Nouhou (Kelyn Rowe 73’); Danny Leyva (Fredy Montero 46’), Josh Atencio (Will Bruin 72’), Jordan Morris (Léo Chú 81’), Nico Lodeiro, Albert Rusnák; Raúl Ruidíaz

Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Jackson Ragen, Ethan Dobbelaere, Dylan Teves

Total shots: 15

Shots on goal: 4

Fouls: 11

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 9

Saves: 3

Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Thomas Hasal; Ranko Veselinovic, Tristan Blackmon, Jake Nerwinski; Luis Martins (Marcus Godinho 75’), Julian Gressel, Andres Cubas (Leonard Owusu 33’), Ryan Gauld (Alessandro Schöpf 75’), Russel Teibert, Pedro Vite (Cristian Dájome 84’); Brian White (Tosaint Ricketts 84’)

Substitutes not used: Javain Brown, Florian Jungwirth, Ryan Raposo, Cody Cropper

Total shots: 11

Shots on goal: 5

Fouls: 11

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 4

Saves: 2

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