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Matias Laba's goal in injury time lifted the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-1 win over FC Edmonton on Wednesday night and into the Amway Canadian championship final.
Gershon Koffie scored in the 87th minute as the Vancouver Whitecaps tied FC Edmonton 1-1 on Wednesday in the first leg of their Amway Canadian Championship semifinal.
By ending a scoring drought and managing to win their first game in a month the Vancouver Whitecaps hope they have planted a seed that will bloom into a Major League Soccer playoff berth.
Rookie head coach Carl Robinson has watched his team earn points in seven of its last Major League Soccer games but with just one win over that span Vancouver has tumbled out of a Western Conference playoff position.
The Vancouver Whitecaps acquired centre back Kendall Waston on Friday.
Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson and his team have been fined by Major League Soccer because of a confrontation with Real Salt Lake last weekend.
The Vancouver Whitecaps are heading into their third Major League Soccer game in eight days, as part of a gruelling 7,300 kilometre road trip.
Martin Rennie has reportedly been fired as head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Camilo Sanvezzo scored his 20th, 21st and 22nd goals of the season to finish as the top scorer in Major League Soccer on Sunday as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids 3-0.
Kenny Miller scored from the penalty spot in the 23rd minute as the Vancouver Whitecaps kept their MLS playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday afternoon.
The Vancouver Whitecaps are preparing to face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday in a game with Major League Soccer playoff implications for both teams.